Ken snaps one of my favorite, odd, neighborhood places: Raul Candy Store on Ave B. [GVDP]
A tipster writes in to say: "Old Devil Moon is shutting down this week...Last day is probably Wednesday." 12th Street will miss those pancakes and French toast.
photo: NY Mag
Curbed has more info on the sad sale of the Amato Opera House. [Curbed]
Vesuvio seems to be gone, but at least there will be t-shirts to remember it by. [Eater]
The Times takes a look at neighborhood blogs--but I don't see any Manhattan blogs named. Is that because Manhattan no longer has neighborhoods, but rather shopping centers and party areas? [NYT]
You could live above Robin Raj, in the Toll Bros shadow, and party like it's 2007. [EVG]