A man who was attacked on the Bowery says he was a victim of a knockout game (WCBS).
Council member Margaret Chin asks the city’s new transportation commissioner about two issues: through traffic on Canal Street and traffic cops who don’t seem to care about pedestrian safety (Streetsblog).
“Where can you buy a cut-price cafe table, an industrial-size meat grinder, a sequined miniskirt, $42 steak frites, pop art and zany chandeliers, all on one street?” So begins the latest write-up on the Bowery, this one aimed at the out-of-town tourist crowd (Washington Post).
John Varvatos talks about his 2008 decision to take over the old CBGB space (Business of Fashion).
Lower East Side housing activists protested outside a gathering of real estate industry types (Epoch Times).
Warren Buffett thanks Larry Silverstein for turning him on to an East Village real estate investment that’s paid off very nicely (Bloomberg).