Sunday, October 28, 2018
Week in Grieview
[Photo on 7th Street by Derek Berg]
Stories posted on EVG this past week included...
This is the story of how Geoffrey Weglarz died on 12th Street, and why it took a week to find him (Wednesday)
Boys' Club fast tracks sale of East Village clubhouse as final bids are due Oct. 30 (Tuesday)
Local elected officials continue to press city for alternatives to parking garbage trucks on 10th Street; muggings now a concern (Monday)
An all-new I Am a Rent-Stabilized Tenant (Thursday)
Preliminary demolition work at 99-101 E. 2nd St. is — surprise — in the asbestos-removal phase (Monday)
Nobletree Coffee is the next tenant for 37 St. Mark's Place and 2nd Avenue (Thursday)
Run DMC mural on the way at 12th Street and Avenue A (Friday)
Demolishing the fire-damaged back extension at Uogashi, which appears to be permanently closed (Monday)
Goodbye Dojo (Friday)
Nai Tapas Bar now open in new East Village location (Thursday)
This week's special NY See panel (Thursday)
News roundup: At the SBJSA hearing Monday (Wednesday)
So long St. Dymphna's (Tuesday)
The new Donut Pub on Broadway is now HIRING (Friday)
Mexican restaurant opening on 2nd Avenue called Savor Por Favor (Monday)
Cocoa Grinder bringing coffee and all-day breakfast to 1st Street (Tuesday)
NYPD light tower back in illuminating action on 2nd Avenue and 7th Street (Tuesday)
Mi Tea now serving up the cheese tea on St. Mark's Place (Monday)
210 1st Ave. is for sale; and a visit to Gena's Grill (Wednesday)
Pado in soft-open sushi mode on 2nd Avenue (Monday)
Gym moves: IG-Fit replaces Synergy on 14th Street (Monday)
And as Eden carefully documented Friday, someone on Fifth Street discarded a well-curated scrapbook of Leif Garrett clippings from the late 1970s when the actor-singer ruled the covers of teen-focused magazines (along with his contemporaries such as Shaun Cassidy, Willie Aames, Robby Benson, Rex Smith, Scott Baio and the Bay City Rollers)...
In any event, this is all Leif, all the time, showcasing his life and career to this point in seven parts...
Sadly though, Leif, who turns 57 on Nov. 8, has struggled with drug abuse as an adult.
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