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Ring the Alarm: Phone Thieves Hitting the Dance Floor

At downtown's nightlife destinations, phone theft has become a fixture just like bespoke cocktails and blase hipsters.

‘Neighbors Helping Neighbors’ at Yard Sale This Week

Mel Bailey Pierre Pierrot, in sweater. Mel Bailey A three-day yard sale kicked off at the Evelyn & Louis A. Green residence today. The building’s elderly tenants are selling donated items from the 1940s, ’50s, and ’60s, with proceeds going toward their holiday party. Pierre Pierrot, a French-born sweater maker, is one of the East [...]

Travis Bass Out As Bow Has ‘Less to Do With Late Night’

In the wake of a lawsuit and ahead of a community board meeting tonight, the operators of Bow have parted ways with a promoter who threw controversial parties in the basement space.

Jump For Joy: Igal Perry’s Dance Center Turns 30

Earlier today, the choreographer and dance instructor prepared 10 professional dancers for a sold-out show that will mark the 30th anniversary of his Peridance Capezio Center.

Sexton Hams It Up On ‘Colbert’ as N.Y.U. Defends Severance Deals

The N.Y.U. president's "Bachelor"-esque appearance on "The Colbert Show" was all fun and games, but the administration was back to business today.

Making It | Mike Davis of Academy Records

The death of the record store has been greatly exaggerated, says one of the survivors.

Kate Millett, ‘Pillar of the Movement,’ Inducted into Women’s Hall of Fame

Feminst icon Kate Millett, a long time Bowery resident and author of "Sexual Politics," received word yesterday afternoon that she and eight other American women have been named as inductees into the National Women's Hall of Fame in Seneca, N.Y., site of the first women's rights convention in 1848.

The Day | Architect Defends Synagogue Penthouse

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

Cooper Union: Incoming Class Will Get Free Rides

Cooper Union announced today that the admissions process for the incoming 2013 class would remain the same, with all undergraduate students granted full scholarships.

You Know Who Doesn’t Mind Horse Meat? This Guy Right Here

The man behind Frank, Lil' Frankies and East Village Radio is a big fan of "beef on crack." Some of his Twitter followers? Not so much.

Housing Authority Reveals Plan to Lease Campos Plaza Lot to Developer

Under the proposed plan, 26,000 square feet of land, currently being used for two parking lots and a basketball court, would be leased to a private developer for 99 years.

Anti-7-Eleven Group Calls For More Control Over Chain Stores

A block association wants to adopt a resolution that would make it harder for large franchises and chain stores to open shop in the East Village without prior community approval.

The Day | Knickerbocker Village Still Struggling

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

Street Scenes | Big Box On St. Marks

3 St. Marks Place, formerly home to the gem store, has been boxed up for renovation.

Glutengate! Jennifer Esposito Accuses The Bean of Fudging Facts

Just a couple of days after opening her gluten-free bakery, Jennifer Esposito is locking horns with one of her new neighbors and accusing The Bean of intending “to harm people and make their insides twist and turn” by doling out misinformation about its gluten-free products.

Will Yet Another Building Change Hands On East 14th Street?

On a scrappy stretch of East 14th Street that's more than half a block long, all but one building has been sold to a mysterious developer. Now the holdout, 520 East 14th Street, may change hands as well.

Military-Minded Brooklyn Clothier Storms East Village

A new store selling military-inspired clothing has marched onto East Ninth Street.

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