The Village Paper party store has burned down. Gothamist and Runnin Scared have the sad news. More to come.
Village Paper fire also shutters neighboring upscale toy store Kid-O, home of the "Kiddie Condo":
Delve into gorgeous photos of the EV from the 70s and 80s. [EVG]
2/16: Benefit for Mosaic Man at Theater 80. [Villager]
McWater rails against a LES community opposed to more bars. [TLD]
In Park Slope, the dogs are being mugged--getting their doggie sweaters stolen right off their backs (in this case, a "green wool coat with leather trim and belt"). [CSIC]
Enjoy the mucky art and artifacts of Proteus Gowanus. [FIB]
Will fries vanish from Ray's Candy? [Villager]