Well, I completely missed the recent damage to 724 5th, the old White Eagle bar. The building's been in steady decline in recent years, but it looks like Sandy dealt it a knockout punch.
More White Eagle:
On Fourth at 11th, the 474 cafe has been closed by the DOH. Back open in a few days, apparently.
And Kostas, the wandering barber of the neighborhood, is on to his fourth location since this blog tottered forth in 2009. From Fourth (too many of these here)) he's back nearer to Fifth, at Diamond Cuts on 13th Street.