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Cucina Di Pesce 25th Anniversary

Cucina Di Pesce 25th Anniversary

Cucina Di Pesce is celebrating 25 years of serving super comforting, home-style Italian fare to the denizens of the East Village.

Food ‘n’ Festivities. No BS. is stopping by this evening to capture our 25th Year Celebration. Last chance to enjoy our 1990s menu and prices!

Drop in to catch some fun and great food, most of all, the valuable history!

87 East 4th Street NYC 10003

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Nearly 150 Years, McSorley’s Ale House Continues Its Legacy, Light or Dark, as an Landmark in East Village, NYC.

McSorley's Ale House in East Village

McSorley's Ale House in East Village

Established in 1854 by Irish John McSorley in East Village, NYC, McSorley’s Old Ale House has been a gathering place, a drinking hole, the subject of art and literature and even a United States supreme court controversy. Everyone from Abe Lincoln to John Lennon have indulged in a “One and One.” Woody Guthrie rallied the early American union movement from a table in the back – guitar in hand while constitutional attorneys Faith Seidenberg and Karen DeCrow had to take their case to the U.S. Supreme Court to gain access – women finally being allowed entry in 1970! From it’s humble origins as an Irish workingman’s saloon – cheese and crackers on the house-ale for pennies more, to its discovery by the mainstream in a 1940’s LIFE magazine pictorial, McSorley’s is steeped in a cultural cacophony of Americana. Presidents, residents, authors and thieves – the lot of humanity has sat and shared, all obeying the McSorley’s golden rule “Be Good or Be Gone”.

When McSorley’s first opened in 1854, it was one of 2,400 saloons in New York City. Now, it is the ONLY saloon where still serve up dark and light ale to the locals and tourists. Nothing much has been changed at McSorley’s since its opening. The interiors and food are almost about the same. Two mugs served for each order and their signature burgers and chili are still reasonable in price as well.

No women were allowed in 1970. With feminism was high in the movement, Faith Seidenberg and Karen De Crow won the Supreme Court appeal to legalize the allowance of females to McSorley’s. Although the place was not and still is not kind of place where women would like to hang out, this remarkable change in 1970 sure turned the place into something else.

McSorley’s Ale House 15 East 7th Street (bet. 2&3 Avenue) New York NY 10003

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Fourth Arts Block Turns 10! Come and celebrate at Cooper Square Hotel in east Village!

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Help FAB celebrate double digits at the stunning penthouse of The Cooper Square Hotel. Hosted by Fantasy Grandma, everyone’s favorite rapping grannies! Party-goers are invited to play a round of FABingo with friends, participate in interactive storytelling with Broadcastr, dance down with DJ Rabbit Crisis, and strike a pose in front of the NYC skyline for photographer Anton Nickel. Featuring food and drinks from The Trilby and a silent auction of unique experiences.

Wednesday, June 8 · 7:00pm – 10:00pm, Cooper Square Hotel
Tickets
$35 FAB Friend – Two cocktail drink tickets & hors d’oeuvres
$55 FAB-ulous – Open bar for the entire evening, hors d’oeuvres, and a professional photo against the NYC skyline
$85 FAB-vocate – Open bar for the entire evening, hors d’oeuvres, a professional photo, and a gift bag
$150 FAB-vant Garde – Recognition as Tenth Anniversary Sponsors at the event & during year long Anniversary Season, plus all benefits listed above.

Purchase Tickets Here: http://www.fabnyc.org/fabturns10.php

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Missing 6th Street Kitchen Already

Kim Davis, the community editor of The Local and a food and restaurant blogger, considers the 6th Street Kitchen, a “yearling restaurant” which was destroyed by fire Tuesday morning.

http://eastvillage.thelocal.nytimes.com/2011/01/04/missing-6th-street-kitchen-already/

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Holiday Fair 2010 at The Neighborhood School on December 5, from 11am-5pm!

What can be better than this in East Village around holiday season???!!!

The oldest previleged charter school in East Village, The Neighborhood School is hosting another Holiday Fair this December.

The huge floor and recess yard of school itself turns into amusement park with exciting and innovative hand crafted gears and creative activities!

This year, it’s on Sunday December 5, from 11am to 5pm. They’ll have games, printmaking, maze, arts & crafts, raffle, silent auction, face painting, and great food!

It’s open to public. Free admission. Anyone can drop by and have fun. It’s a great (and inexpensive) way to have fun indoors with your kids on a cold winter day. You can shop for some great items at the silent auction while your kids run around and have fun with their friends.

The profits from any sales will be contributed to school to run!

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Happy Hour:Everyday $1 per Korean chicken wing at MONO+MONO

Who says money can’t buy time?

At MONO+MONO, you can buy ‘Happy Hour’ with your dollar bills.

$1 per Korean chicken wing will bring you happy smile and happy tummy, and this special offer is available everyday from 4pm to 7pm.

Let’s lick fingers that hard earned a dollar and hard held a chicken wing!

MONO+MONO East Village

116 East 4th Street New York, NY 10003 T.212-466-6660  www.monomononyc.com

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