Eavesdropping In: The Best And Worst Of Times For Street Vendors, Mars Bar Comes Down To Earth, You Won't Get Into Jane Ballroom

by BILLY GRAY · May 6, 2010

Times Square hero vendor sees spike in business. Post disregards "too soon" protocol and says its "booming." [NYP]

Meanwhile, the city cracks down on boring non-hero street vendors. [RunninScared]

For a moment, Mars Bar doesn't terrify innocent passersby. [Grieve]

Doghouse Saloon closes down. Sadly, it will reopen. [BoweryBoogie]

The five toughest doors in the city. Boom Boom Room was so much cooler when it didn't have an entrance. [Eater]

Lady Gaga digs Marina Abromović exhibit, doesn't care for Marina Abromović. [AnimalNY]

Formspring is reason #721 you're glad you went to high school before the Age of Facebook. [NYT]