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Posted on: December 26th, 2008 at 1:59 pm by

In a strange twist of fate, the economic meltdown has actually helped Streit’s. You may remember that about a year ago, the owners put their LES factory building on the market for $25 million. The feeling now? “Now is not the time to be taking on such ventures,” Aaron Gross, a Streit’s co-owner, told the Forward. “We’re in the process of going off the market.” [Forward]

Learn more about the neighborhood with East Village Trivia Night at the Bowery Poetry Club [NYT]

Another eulogy for East Village stalwart Love Saves the Day. The reality hasn’t set in yet. “This was back when on the very same sidewalk you could get a bargain on used wire hangers, loose batteries, shoes (always shoes) and useless/disgusting personal objects stolen from someone’s car.” [The Villager]

LES Patrick Swayze fading into obscurity. Speaking of which, Red Dawn was on yesterday. Arguably the best movie of the 80s [EVG]

Sometimes you eat the bar, and sometimes the bar eats you [GVDP]

If you plan on trashing old electronic gadgets, mosey on over to The Lower East Side Ecology Center on Seventh Street between Avenues B and C [link]. The organization recycles and donates usable gear to charity [WNYC]

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