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The Cast of Wet Hot American Summer Unveiled the Prequel at SummerScreen

Pretty much everyone who didn’t score a ticket to tonight’s sold-out screening of Wet Hot American Summer at Nitehawk was parked in McCarren Park last night for SummerScreen’s showing of the 2001 cult classic. And they made the right call: before the flick, they were treated to the first episode of the forthcoming prequel. And it was introduced by director David Wain and cast members Janeane Garofalo, David Hyde Pierce, Zak Orth, A.D. Miles, Ken Marino, and Judah Friedlander. Peep the above video to hear them awkwardly pander to Brooklyn.

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This New Southeast Asian Restaurant Is Sure to Generate Buzz

(Photo courtesy of Andrew Cote)

(Photo courtesy of Andrew Cote)

Talk about buzzy openings. The Lucky Bee, a Southeast Asian “electric tropical paradise,” is slated to bring its spicy, sustainable street food to 252 Broome Street, and owners Rupert Noffs and Matty Bennett love honey so much they’re bringing their own bees.

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Bowery Mission Gets an Upgrade; Britpop Party in Williamsburg

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Police are looking for a man who was allegedly masturbating on the L train on June 30. [Brooklyn Paper]

Extell Development Company submitted paperwork to build an 800-foot-tall on the East River waterfront at 250 South Street. [6sqft]

Bowery Mission received a donation of dozens of new mattresses for its men’s shelter. [Bowery Boogie]

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Do Rooftop Yoga or Ride a Mechanical Bull at These Al-Fresco Foodie Frolics

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It’s getting to that point in the summer where doing much of anything besides moving that lawn chair to the kiddie pool and cracking open your daily 40 seems interminably arduous. For hell’s sake, you’ve been wearing the same sweaty tank top, bucket hat, and cut-offs ensemble for, like, weeks now, dude. Pull yourself together and get to some of these combination music-food-shopping-booze-drink affairs. You’ll realize economy of movement as well as restoration of dignity.
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Kavasutra Opens, Putting the ‘Chill’ in Chilled Drinks

(Photo: Jaime Cone)

(Photo: Jaime Cone)

After months of renovation, the East Village’s first kava bar is officially open and offering its kava teas, cold brew coffee and other novel drinks you may have never encountered before like Relaxinol, a liquid relaxation aid containing melatonin and other sleep supplements, which is for sale by the can.

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ASVP Isn’t Just Horsing Around With New Mural: ‘We’re Celebrating Our Freedom’

The mural depicts "unbridled energy." (Photo Credit: Sam Gillette)

The mural depicts “unbridled energy.” (Photo Credit: Sam Gillette)

Walk down Morgan Avenue, past Owen Dippie’s recent mural of Renaissance artists sporting Mutant Ninja Turtle masks, and you’ll get to ASVP’s latest, “Triple Crown.” The black-and-white painting on the side of Sugarlift gallery shows three horses, all clean lines and free-flowing manes. “It’s derived from a larger theme that we’ve incorporated into some of our recent work,” a member of the anonymous duo told us. “The concept of finding wildness.”

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Anti-Muslim Attack in Chinatown; Kayak Theft in Greenpoint

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Eleven-year-old Angelica Chamoro has been missing since 5 a.m. yesterday, when police say she was last seen in her Stanhope Street apartment in Bushwick. [PIX 11]

Saturday night on East Broadway, a 19-year-old Muslim woman suffered a broken jaw and verbal abuse when a man punched her in the face. [NY Daily News]

On Friday morning, a woman was choked and robbed of her phone on S. Ninth Street near Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg. [Brooklyn Paper]

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Beauty & Essex Team Wins Support For Bowery Booze Bid

Chris Santos addresses community members at a meeting of CB3's SLA Committee. (Photo: Jaime Cone)

Chris Santos addresses community members at a meeting of CB3’s SLA Committee. (Photo: Jaime Cone)

The Tao Group clinched the provisional support of Community Board 3’s liquor license committee last night in its bid to open another high-end hotspot on the Lower East Side — this one at 199 Bowery, the former location of problematic nightclubs.

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Meximania: La Lucha Closes, Blockheads Opening Next Week

Site of new Blockheads located 60 3rd Av

Site of new Blockheads located 60 3rd Av

If you’re among those who feel like the East Village is looking more and more like Murray Hill, you’ll get a kick out of this one. Blockheads, the Cal-Mex chain that launched on Third Avenue and 34th Street back in 1992, is opening its East Village location in a couple of weeks.

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Wanna Fake Stab Someone in Dumbo On Friday? Come Out and Play!

Come Out and Play 2014 (Photo: Lia Bulaong)

Come Out and Play 2014 (Photo: Lia Bulaong)

Stick with me here for a sec. OK, so you’re blindfolded and holding a “knife” (retractable) in a “graveyard” (technically, Manhattan Bridge Archway Plaza), stalking out an opponent you need to “impale” (prod) for victory. For those still reading, as you may suspect I’m describing a kind of game. Specifically, it’s titled Rose Macbeth and forms one of the many “big games” on offer this Friday evening at the 10th annual Come Out and Play: After Dark festival.

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