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Totally Sketchy: East Villager Wants to Draw Your Fave Femmes

Ray Sumser, the East Villager who drew pretty much every cartoon character ever, is back with a new project.

Kitchen Fire On Avenue A

The blaze on the fifth floor of the building near East 10th Street was called in at 12:13 p.m. and under control within 15 minutes, the fire department said.

Got a Story? Climb Aboard!

It's that time again: we're cruising for contributors!

The Day | Major Facelift For Parking Garage

The Local's daily roundup of East Village news from around the Web.

Housing Authority Reveals More About Plan to Lease Land to Developers

A request for proposals will go out around the end of April and developers for the sites will be chosen between August and November.

Bei Jing Hits East 14th Street

A new Chinese takeout joint is opening on 14th Street.

Rent-Stabilized Tenants’ Suit Against N.Y.U. Is Dismissed

A judge has dismissed one of two lawsuits against New York University’s controversial plan to expand in Greenwich Village.

Jimmy McMillan: ‘I Hope 7-Elevens Pop Up All Over the Place’

Is Jimmy “The Rent Is Too Damn High” McMillan a fan of 7-Eleven? Damn straight, he is.

The Day | The Box Goes Baroque

The Local's daily roundup of East Village news from around the Web.

Amato Opera House May Go Residential With Added Penthouse

After sitting vacant for nearly four years, the Amato Opera House may finally be getting an encore.

Local 92 Serves Homegrown Isreali: How It’s Looking, What It’s Cooking

The owner of Candela Candela returns to his roots with a new Mediterranean spot on Second Avenue.

Praying For a Verizon Miracle On East Seventh

Paging the owner of this Nissan Altima on East Seventh Street, near Avenue C.

The Day | Renwick Townhouse Going For $6.7 Million

The Local's daily roundup of East Village news from around the Web.

Faculty of Arts and Science: No Confidence in N.Y.U. President

The faculty of N.Y.U.'s College of Arts and Science has issued a vote of no confidence in the university's president, John Sexton.

Street Scenes | Crash Crushes It

John "Crash" Matos finished his mural at Bowery and Houston today.

Death & Co. Brings Rockaways to Russia

Daniel Maurer Speaking of Rockaway, the folks behind Death & Co. have brought a piece of the peninsula to Russia. Sort of. David Kaplan and Alex Day, proprietors of Proprietors LLC, recently helped a Russian restaurant group open a cocktail bar called Far Rockaway. The concept for the “pseudo ex-pat bar” evolved months before Hurricane [...]

The Rent Is Too Damn High, So Thank Heaven For 7-Eleven?

That's right: the Man of the People darkened the door of The Man's convenience store!

“Tomorrow People” Next Week

“The Tomorrow People” is filming in the neighborhood next Wednesday and Thursday, per signs posted on East Sixth Street near Cooper Square. According to Deadline, the CW revival of the 1970s British sci-fi series (previously revived in the ’90s and ’00s) stars Mark Pellegrino (best known as Jacob on “Lost”) and “is about several young [...]

UPS Replaces 64-Year-Old Atlas Barber School

Will the neighborhood bellyachers scoff at another chain, or will they just be happy for an alternative to Stuyvesant Station?

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