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Posted on: February 23rd, 2009 at 2:40 pm by

Downtown hookah bar was really a sex den catering to underage patrons. Hade Bade on East Second apparently featured a menu item to “Get her drunk and pay extra to go upstairs.” Complimentary condoms were also provided. The seediness is still here, my friends [Gothamist]

So, now it appears that beloved East Village record store Etherea will be opening again. A well-informed customer tipped off Brooklyn Vegan that the “owner guy (who’s name I never knew) said he’s ‘going to save it’ and they’re not closing…good news.” We’ll know the validity of this gossip soon enough [Brooklyn Vegan via Curbed]

Unfortunately, Strider Records won’t meet the same fate. The West Village vinyl institution will reportedly close in the coming days [Lost City]

Extra Place will be paved tomorrow, putting the final nail of sterility into the coffin of Avalon Way First Street [EV Grieve]

The Five Boroughs of NYC are strewn with dog poop. See which areas are the shittiest, as it were [MSNBC via Flaming Pablum]

A final look back at Vesuvio Bakery [NY Times]

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