St. Mark’s Bookshop Lives to Lose Money Another Day

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Professors, moleskine aficionados, and downtown romantics can breathe a collective sigh of relief. St. Mark's, the beloved East Village bookshop, has reached a deal with its landlord, the Cooper Union, to lower its rent. Cooper's cave-in marks the end of a yearlong saga, which drew thousands of signatures in support of saving the store. [NYT]