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Posted on: February 3rd, 2009 at 2:32 pm by

After all the hooplah the past few weeks, Bespoke Chocolates should be open tomorrow. At least according to Rachel Zoe Insler [Grub St]

The State Assembly made one big step toward rent regulation reforms yesterday, passing legislation designed to restrain increases on rent-regulated apartments. Nail in the coffin for landlords if this passes the state senate. “Linda B. Rosenthal, an assemblywoman who represents the Upper West Side, said that unless rent-regulation laws were changed, middle class people were at risk of being driven out of the city.” [New York Times]

The British “peeler peddler” Joe Ades passed away on Sunday at the age of 75. He sold enough to live on Park Avenue. I never purchased one, but would usually see him down on Broadway and Spring. Sad [New York Times via Curbed]

The bakery How Sweet it Is on Allen is donesky [Eater]

St. Marks pooch removed from its perch [EV Grieve]

New York City explained with Legos [New York Times]

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