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Gael Greene Goes on a Craigslist Date at Ko, Stirs Controversy

The guy who posted a Craiglist ad asking for someone to pay for his dinner at Momofuku Ko actually got some takers — and some high-profile ones, at that. He told our own Gael Greene, his ultimate choice, that he turned down Frank Bruni for her.

Falafelgate Drama Mounts: ‘Spam Isn't Kosher’

We received a call today from someone who said he submitted the name Kosher Village on March 20, but when he asked owner Nissim Oron for his $3,000, he was told that someone selected the name before him. Was it all a scam?

Queens Children Face Giant ‘Dagger’

Bronx-ites don't like their hoods, a councilman doesn't like plans for a power plant in Astoria, and everyone, it seems, doesn't like the Chelsea Hotel's manager, so they're glad he's leaving. Even more acrimony in our full daily boroughs report!

East Village Yacht Club Dead in the Water

A couple of months after moving from its original East 1st Street location to Kelley & Peng’s former space on the Bowery, the East Village Yacht Club will raise its masts and sail away.

Loch Ness Monster on 21st?

A Macy's in Harlem? A sea serpent in Chelsea? A chatty Kathy in the East Village? Yes, children, all that and more in today's boroughs report.

Notorious B.I.G. Biopic Returns to Bed-Stuy

The Long Island City sculptor behind last night's 'Gossip Girl' art, a possible hotel for part of Williamsburg's Domino plant, misplaced political graffiti in Bushwick, and more in our daily boroughs report.

Some Old CBGB Punks Think the John Varvatos Store Isn't That Bad

Fancy cornices aim to redeem Fedders homes in Carroll Gardens, aging rockers defend CBGB's new retail use on the Bowery, and a Billyburg record store faces shutdown. Oh yeah, the boroughs are alive and well in our handy-dandy Neighborhood Watch!