Yes, those were gun shots you heard in the East Village last night

October 16, 2017 / 0 comments

Around 11:30 PM last night, several Alphabet City / East Village residents reported hearing 8-10 loud pops of unmistakable gunfire. EVGrieve reported that the shots happened on Avenue C between East 11th and 12th street on the east side of the street in the C-Town shopping plaza.

Oh no… did Lam Zhou Handmade Noodle REALLY close for good?

August 6, 2017 / 0 comments

Yelpers have reported that famous noodle joint Lam Zhou Handmade Noodle has closed. Please, say it isn’t so.

The A, B, C and Ds of ALPHABET CITY (the “Not East Village” song”)

August 28, 2015 / 3 comments

Two years ago when I first moved to New York, Avenues A, B, C and D were talked about as if they were apart of the East Village. And I happily went along not knowing better.

Cheap and tasty dumplings at Shu Jiao Fu Zhou Restaurant

January 2, 2015 / 0 comments

Though Flushing (the city), Prosperity, Lam Zhou, Xi’an Famous Foods and Vanessa’s get a lot of the ink when it comes to cheap, tasty dumplings in New York City, I’d have to insert Shu Jiao Fu Zhou Cuisine Restaurant into the conversation.

The ultimate list of the best “cheap & tasty” restaurants in Manhattan (updated)

December 3, 2014 / 3 comments

One’s definition of “cheap” becomes skewed when they live in a city like New York for a long enough time. Cheap becomes relative.

Richies Clothing in Lower East Side

September 5, 2014 / 2 comments

It’s hard to find unique and quality street style clothing without shelling out $100 at some boutique.

That blue building in Lower East Side is called “BLUE”

January 22, 2014 / 1 comment

Braving the polar vortex on my way to Punjab Grocery & Deli in the Lower East Side, I ran across a “Blue” buildin that’s actually called “BLUE.”

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