An award-winning news site covering the East Village of NYC
Thursday, September 22, 2022
New 6th Street psychic apparently didn't summon psychic powers before taking this space
Late last month, a psychic set up shop in the lower level at 310 E. Sixth St. between First Avenue and Second Avenue. In recent days, wo...
Former Tarallucci e Vino space for rent
For rent signs are up now at 163 First Ave. ... the former Tarallucci e Vino on the NW corner of 10th Street. The KSR listing doesn'...
Wednesday, September 21, 2022
Pirates of the Tompkinsbbean
Please hold your booing until the end of the post (for that headline). Photo in Tompkins Square Park today by Derek Berg ...
The former Uncle Johnny grocery slated for demolition on Avenue D and 5th Street
Demolition permits are now on file with the city to take down the former Uncle Johnny, the longtime grocery that closed on Avenue D and Fi...
Openings: Monsieur Vo on 2nd Avenue
Since opening on Sept. 13, several EVG readers have shared positive comments about Monsieur Vo at 104 Second Ave. at Sixth Street. As pre...
Pretty much a full reveal at the incoming Empanada Mama
Workers removed the plywood from the storefront on the NW corner of First Avenue and 14th Street yesterday ... showing off the new outpost...
Former Los Tacos space now a 787 Coffee training facility on 7th Street
Photos by Stacie Joy If you glance inside 117 E. Seventh St., you might get the idea that a new coffee shop is opening here between Avenue ...
Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Tuesday's parting shots
Some e-bike drama today on Eighth Street just west of Broadway... as the FDNY was called in to douse the flames on a bike that caught fire...
A Link5G tower for Avenue A
Another 32-foot-tall Link5G tower has gone up in the East Village, this one on the SW corner of Avenue A and 12th Street. ( Thanks @mtm717...
Community groups advocating for low-income housing on these 2 East Village sites
Several community groups are hosting a public forum Thursday evening "to demand low-income housing" for the neighborhood. Accor...
A look at the fire-damaged 11-13 Avenue D
Here's a look at 11-13 Avenue D one week after a two-alarm fire caused smoke and water damage in the 6-floor residential building betwe...
Longtime bar space at 68 2nd Ave. hits the rental market
A for-lease sign now hangs on the front window at 68 Second Ave. at Fourth Street, bringing an official end, for now, to a bar in the corn...
Monday, September 19, 2022
These rainbow photos are pure gold!
We have some late-afternoon rainbow action to share... starting with ( above! ) Sixth Street between Avenue C and Avenue D courtesy of DeC...
Big changes are coming to the iconic skate spot in Tompkins Square Park
One of the city's most iconic skate spots will have a new look and feel by the fall of 2023. Next year, the Parks Department will rec...
Ella Funt & Club 82 looks to bring food, film and theater to storied 4th Street venue
An ambitious project is in the works for 78-82 E. Fourth St. that would bring together a restaurant, movie theater and cabaret under one r...
On tonight's CB3 SLA committee docket: Balkan cuisine for the former Starbucks on 2nd Avenue
Here are several more applicants seeking new liquor licenses during tonight's CB3-SLA docket... the virtual meeting starts at 6:30. Th...
1 guess on what is coming to this empty storefront on Avenue A and 13th Street
Activity, including the installation of glass cigar cases, continues inside the storefront on the SE corner of Avenue A and 13th Street......
Good Beer has closed
As a follow-up to last Monday's post ... Good Beer has closed at 422 E. Ninth St., wrapping up nearly 12 years between Avenue A and Fi...
Sunday, September 18, 2022
Sunday's parting shot
Photo on St. Mark's Place today by Derek Berg ...
Week in Grieview
Posts this past week included (with a photo of Ruckus Interruptus playing the excellent Ninth Street block party yesterday... photo by De...
View web version