Last modified June 27, 2012 at 2:01 am
The street sign is one of the most sought after in the city. Joey Ramone Place at the corner of Bowery and Second Street, now just a stone’s throw from Peels, where you can order his eponymous cocktail. Since 2003, the green marker has been stolen a whopping four times, prompting the Department of Transportation […]
Posted October 12, 2010 at 8:22 am
Yesterday morning, the East Village began the Columbus Day holiday with a belated bomb scare. Eight sticks of C4 explosives were discovered inside the New York City Marble Cemetery on Second Street, between First and Second Avenues. The explosives had reportedly been buried there for years. Herewith is a cheat-sheet roundup of the ongoing story […]
Last modified June 27, 2012 at 2:18 am
This wound cuts pretty deep. In the wake of Mark David Chapman’s recent parole hearing postponement, coincidentally, Chico’s John Lennon mural at 9 Avenue B has vanished. Definitely one of the best pieces in his vast body of work. Instead, we are now left with drab brown paint.
Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:16 am
It appears that Lil’ Frankie’s on First Avenue will give you a “bro job” if you stay for pizza. Thanks to Vanessa for sending along the photo. Have you spotted other funny chalkboard sayings around the neighborhood? Send us your pictures so we can feature in our Chalkboard Wisdom series!