Volume 78 - Number 25 / NOVEMBER 19 - 25, 2008
West and East Village, Chelsea, Soho, Noho, Little Italy, Chinatown and Lower East Side, Since 1933

Villager photo by Jefferson Siegel

Avenue A way to cope with the economy: $1 specials
Wall St.’s collapse is good news for East Village bargain-hunting gourmands. Ray’s Candy Store on Avenue A at Seventh St. has introduced a line of “recession-busters” to its menu. Above, Ray Alvarez held up the new $1 Belgian fries and the new $1 soft-serve ice cream cone. Alvarez’s store is open 24/7.


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