As Airbnb gets ready to overtake Hyatt in value (DealBook says it could soon be worth $10 billion), the controversial apartment-rental site is asking for help in its fight against the New York Attorney General, which issued a subpoena last year requesting the personal data of Airbnb hosts.
Just a few weeks after Joe Dough closed to focus on catering, a couple of other nearby takeout joints have shuttered — though temporarily. On First Avenue, This Little Piggy Had Roast Beef has gone dark after running afoul of the heath department, per a sign on the window: “Oops… we forgot to renew our permit… taking care of it and will reopen early in the week.”
Police say they’ve arrested the man who shot and killed an 18-year-old on Avenue D last summer.
Deeontay Moore was gunned down outside of the Jacob Riis Houses, in the East Village, on the night of July 20. Witnesses said he took a bullet to the head when someone on a bike fired into a crowd.
“We are a lot less romantic than other clothing brands,” said Chan of both six-year-old Szeki on the Lower East Side and her latest venture.
If you’re a vinyl lover, you’ve probably spent this long, dark winter shacked up in the catacomb-like basement of The Thing. But cue “Let The Sun Shine In.” You’ll soon be able to sort through bins while sporting Ray Bans, just like the gods of cool intended.
At 12:30 a.m., chef Ito Shigeru’s Benkei Ramen had its first service as a pop-up restaurant at Hill & Dale’s Lower East Side digs, having relocated east from its previous spot inside the Soho sushi restaurant Ushiwaka Maru.
Get a load of this story: The most promising college basketball recruit of his time gets nabbed for buying crack cocaine, then later gets shot in the chest THREE TIMES while attempting to buy more crack and still, after overcoming his addiction to crack, somehow makes it to the NBA.
A mournful-sounding fish dish at Mini Thai Cafe in the East Village is the ultimate buzzkill.
Check out C13, one of the chef’s specials: