Midtown Ice Cream Vendors Brawl

and more from the blogs...

The city announced a plan to build a Harlem "kitchen incubator," a 4,000 square-foot facility built to accommodate food entrepreneurs hoping to start small businesses with little capital investment. [Crains New York]

A vendor-on-vendor street fight erupted today at 6th Avenue and 50th Street, with fists flying between a Mr. Softee ice cream driver and a Haagen Dazs street cart. Witnesses on the scene report little damage - just one black eye - and that both received tickets from police. [Midtown Lunch]

Google finally swept in and archived all the back issues of the Village Voice - back to October 26th, 1955. It would've cost you 5 cents back then, but thanks to ol' Internet, it's free! [Village Voice]

Spike Lee, in a Yankees hat, and recent festival conquerer Jay-Z were photographed shooting a commercial for Rocawear in downtown Dumbo. [Dumbo NYC]

The Parks Department cleaned up a graffiti-vandalized World War 1 monument in record time after it was vandalized over the weekend. [Boogie Downer]

NPA City Outdoor advertising upped up the war against the street art community by covering up a Conor Harrington street art piece with ads for Steely Dan, District 9 and 2012. [Gothamist]

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