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Canadian Boutique Sets Up Shop On Extra Place

Joanna Marshall Hot on the heels of Cadet, more menswear is coming to the neighborhood: An outpost of Inventory, a Vancouver-based shop, is set to open next week on Extra Place. Ryan Willms, a native of British Columbia, founded Inventory in 2009 after the success of his online fashion magazine, h(y)r collective (he has also [...]

New Signage For New Bowery

Daniel Maurer Federally-mandated lower-case street signs have arrived on the Bowery. Yesterday, we spotted a lone lower-case Bowery sign across from Bleecker Street (adjacent the old CBGB, appropriately enough), and today: upper-case Cooper Square signage is coming down. Say goodbye to the all-caps Bowery while you can. Here’s a look at the old and the [...]

The Day | 1993 Wants You To Call It Back

Beau-Dog Good morning, East Village. The ’90s are calling and if you pick up a pay phone you’ll hear from the era of crushed velvet and “Kids.” The New Museum has recorded an oral history of NYC in 1993 and all you have to do to hear it is dial 1-855-FOR-1993 from any pay phone. [...]

We’re Hiring! Meet Us at Bedford + Bowery?

As you may have heard, the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, which produces The Local, is teaming up with New York magazine to launch a new site, Bedford + Bowery. We’ll still be covering the East Village and Lower East Side but we’ll also be jumping on the L train to cover Williamsburg, Bushwick and [...]

How FABWorks Will Work

Fourth Arts Block and Made in the Lower East Side have announced the rates for their FABWorks Storefront, opening next Monday. $40 gets you part-time access to the co-working space, which will offer free printer access, coffee and WiFi weekdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. You can also rent the space to use as [...]

The Day | Bobby Flay Coming to Noho

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

Nightclubbing | Richard Hell and The Voidoids, 1979

Pat Ivers and Emily Armstrong continue sorting through their archives of punk-era concert footage as it’s digitized for the Downtown Collection at N.Y.U.’s Fales Library Nicole Batchelor Regne Well, it is officially Richard Hell month. His newly published book, “I Dreamed I Was A Very Clean Tramp,” has enjoyed a glowing review in The New [...]

Beyonce’s Manicurist Now Polishing On East Seventh

Courtesy Oh, My Nails! Courtesy of Oh, My Nails! All the single ladies, take note: a manicurist who did Beyoncé’s nails when she was manager at Sakura Nail and Spa has opened her own place. Mo Qin, known to most of her customers simply as Momo, has quietly opened Oh, My Nails! at 117 East [...]

Slider Joint Brings a Bit of Zen to Bleecker Street

Anthony Pappalardo Anthony Pappalardo The East Village has lost quite a few backyard gardens in recent years: the back patio at Bull McCabes is still closed, the ones behind Le Souk and I Coppi sit dormant, and what used to be the beer garden of Croxley Ales is now a construction site where a six-story [...]

After a Fire, Legendary Activist Gets By With Help From Friends

David McReynolds, known for burning his draft card, lost a lot more than that when a fire broke out in his home of 50 years late last month.

The Day | Homeless Man Sets Self On Fire

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

In Alphabet City, a Girdle Guru Boosts Lingerie as Way to Healthier Life

“We have to fight gravity to enhance confidence,” says the owner of Healthier Life Body-Slimming Lingerie.

Web Show Stars ‘Angels From Heaven Sent to Save the Local Rock Scene’

If you've ever walked by Wendigo Productions back when it was on Avenue B or now that it's on Avenue A (with a new art gallery!) and wondered what the heck the place was all about, well here's your answer.

At Veselka, a Sign of Spring

The Ukrainian eatery is celebrating March Madness in its own special way.

Boycott Muddies Housing Authority’s Land-Lease Pitch at Smith Houses

Chanting “Public housing under attack! What do we do? Fight back!”, members of the Alfred E. Smith Houses’ tenants association urged residents to boycott a meeting in which the New York City Housing Authority pitched its plan to lease land to private developers.

The Day | Scorsese Pushes For Bowery Preservation

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

Street Scenes | ‘Tomorrow People’ Today

"The Tomorrow People" filmed at Cooper Union's New Academic Building this afternoon while the school's Foundation Building was used for catering.

Drop Into Fuse Gallery Tonight

Don't feel like staying in tonight? Head out to the opening of "In and Out and In Between," an exhibition of ceramic-on-wood works by Julia Chiang.

Maker of ‘Loisaida’ Bracelet Leaving the Hood

After nearly five years on First Avenue, Linhardt Design is headed to Nolita.

‘Very Good’ Chances of Appeal in N.Y.U. Case

“The judge put the burden on the poor and elderly instead of on N.Y.U., where it belonged,” says the attorney for the rent-stabilized tenants of Washington Square Village.

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