This might be the biggest Manhattan-to-Brooklyn nod since Miranda and Steve crossed the river on Sex and the City: The Daily News reports today that a West Village restaurant One if by Land, Two if by Sea has offered its own model Statue of Liberty as a replacement for the eight-foot lady liberty replica stolen from the Ditmas Park café Vox Pop on June 21. The dining room manager at the West Village restaurant told the Daily News that he wanted to do something for Vox Pop after he read in the paper about the fate of the cafe’s stolen statue (the terrorist-style, two-sawed beheading posted on Youtube on July 4.) So, the manager of the Barrow St. restaurant told the Daily News that she would be happy to give the statue, from their front balcony, to the Brooklyn café as a “show of solidarity.” Vox Pop’s manager told the paper that she has received several offers of replacement statues, and that she hasn’t yet made a decision.
This year, we’ve learned that the most terrifying thing some people can imagine is a clown slowly stalking them from a forest. For others (me), it’s the thought of this election being stuck in a Twilight Zone-ish scenario that actually doesn’t end of Nov. 8 and carries on forever until the earth is mercifully swallowed by the […]
From the NY Post today: As residential buildings continue to replace parking lots and garages around New York City, finding permanent space for your car has never been harder. But drivers looking to buy their own space now have a reason for hope. The Parking Club, a renovated 130-space parking garage at 185-187 Pacific St. […]
The MTA has been talking around the idea of replacing the Metrocard for years now, but it wasn’t until earlier this year that they actually asked anyone to help them do it. And with such a fast-track plan to go Metrocard-free by 2020, even city officials are still raising a suspicious eyebrow. But hey, it turns out that one mobile fare payment […]