Sunday, April 17, 2022

Week in Grieview

Posts this past week included (with a photo Wednesday of GarbageFest in Tompkins Square Park by Derek Berg)... 

• Suspect in Sunset Park subway shooting arrested in the East Village (Wednesday) ... Videos: Witnesses describe spotting alleged subway shooter Frank James before his arrest in the East Village (Wednesday) ... 5 people are splitting the $50,000 Crime Stoppers reward for Frank James tip (Saturday

• Owner: City's bureaucratic red tape forces business to close before even opening (Wednesday

• East Village treasure Katinka crowdfunding to remain in business and support its work in India (Tuesday)

New York magazine pays homage to the East Village with 'Tales From Little Ukraine' (Monday

• Remembering International Bar owner Molly Fitch (Sunday)

• At the NYC premiere of "The Crusaders" (Thursday

• Inside the food-and-drink empire that included the now-shuttered Angel's Share and Sunrise Mart (Monday

• Organic Grill's East Village location has closed ahead of move to new space on West 3rd Street (Tuesday

• Keith Haring's "Self Portrait" returns to Astor Place undercover of the night (Friday

• Half Gallery opens an annex on 4th Street (Friday

• Early pick for your fall 2023 reading list (Tuesday)

• Houston Village Farm is closing on 1st Avenue (Monday

• El Colmado debuts on East Houston (Friday

• Birria LES opening an outpost on St. Mark's Place (Friday)

• Everytable makes it signage office on Avenue B (Monday

• Another smoke shop for 14th Street (Tuesday

• Felix Roasting Co. opening an outpost on Astor Place (Wednesday) ... Raising Cane's bringing the fried chicken fingers to Astor Place (Tuesday

... and we were sorry to hear about the passing this past week of comedian Gilbert Gottfried at age 67. Some of you might recall when he introduced the new "Star Trek" as part of the Epix free movie series in the summer of 2011 in Tompkins Square Park ... (Photo from the Park in July 2011 by Bobby Williams) ...

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