My East Village Not that I want to give any secrets away, but I live in the East Village. To be even more specific, our tenement digs -- in light-hearted moments we call it our jewelbox pied-a-terre -- is in the heart of a small and growing smaller Ukrainian enclave. This Little Ukraine is also, judging by my building, peppered with Poles, and at least one half-Pole, namely John Urzendowski Perreault. Nevertheless, this storied Ukrainian neighborhood can also be seen as one big N.Y.U. dormitory … [Read more...]