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(Photo: Scott Lynch)

Stanley Cohen, the East Village-based lawyer who has represented controversial clients like Osama Bin Laden’s son-in-law, got 18 months for failing to pay taxes. [NY Times]

According to DC Comics, Batgirl lives in the neighborhood of Burnside, aka Gotham City’s Williamsburg. [Studio 360]

Gemma Ward, the model who became Vogue’s youngest cover girl in the early aughts when she was 16, is selling her E. 6th Street apartment for $2.25 million. [NY Daily News]

Plaintiff Mary Veronica Santiago Monteverde won a lawsuit against the state and will continue to pay $703/month for her rent-stabilized apartment of 51 years on E. 7th Street. Her home was threatened when she declared bankruptcy after her husband died. [NY Times]

Check out the new Happy Ending‘s restaurant and cocktail menu, located at 302 Broome Street. [Eater NY]

Grammy-nominated jazz musician Genji Siraisi of the Lower East Side founded a history education program for local students called MOMENT [Meaning of Music and Entertainment] NYC. [DNA Info]

Two diners stiffed the staff of Joe & Misses Doe in the East Village after allegedly abandoning their unpaid check with a getaway car they hailed with an app. [Gothamist]

The Underground Gourmet thoroughly enjoyed Vic’s, the Noho eatery that replaced Five Points. [Grub Street]

At a recent Doctors Without Borders benefit, Portlandia‘s Fred Armisen unleashed 10 distinct NYC accents, including ones from the East Village and West Village. [Animal NY]

Today is the drop date for LES photographer Vivienne Gucwa‘s new coffee table tome, NY Through The Lens. [Gothamist]