Alleva Dairy Crowdfunding to Stay Alive in Little Italy

Posted August 2, 2022 at 5:10 am

Alleva Dairy is not ready to say arrivederci. The beloved cheese shop in Little Italy is struggling to stay afloat as eviction proceedings aim to end its longtime neighborhood tenure. The landlord of the Grand Street shop – Jerome G. Stabile III – filed a lawsuit back in April to recover years of owed back rent. […]

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Orchard Street Boutique Damaged by Car Collision Raises Over $10K to Rebuild

Posted May 28, 2021 at 5:03 am

This past Monday, a home goods boutique on Orchard Street was devastated when the driver of a Toyota Camry barreled into its store. November 19, as the establishment is called, had only opened at 37 Orchard three weeks earlier, and is now picking up the literal pieces. Damage to its inventory was extensive, so ownership took […]

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Friends of Late Graffiti Writer Dan Whedon Crowdfund for His Memorial

Posted February 28, 2019 at 5:04 am

Old school graffiti writer Dan Whedon (alias OMNI) passed away earlier this week from an apparent drug overdose. Now, in the wake of this tragedy, friends are donating to help foot the cost of a proper memorial. A GoFundMe campaign began yesterday with the goal of raising $10,000 to help “give Dan the memorial he […]

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Neighbors Unite to Fundraise for Orchard Street ‘Mayor’ Who Suffered Stroke

Last modified January 7, 2019 at 1:25 pm

Danny Coffey, the homegrown property manager and steward of lower Orchard Street, is in a bad spot and needs assistance. You’ve definitely crossed paths with him, forever patrolling the block between Grand and Broome Streets, often whistling loudly to himself. Last Thursday (January 3), the 56-year-old neighborhood fixture suffered a stroke, and required emergency surgery. […]