On November 23, 2009, Assemblymember Brian Kavanagh’s Community Liaison Izzy Murguia joined the East Village Community Coalition (EVCC) at a launch party for its new edition of the East Village “Get Local” Shopping Guide. EVCC unveiled its third edition of the guide at Sustainable NYC, located at 139 Avenue A. Community residents enjoyed complimentary organic finger food, wine, and music and received local shopping discounts.
Kurt Cavanaugh, Managing Director of EVCC, reminded the crowd that buying locally helps sustain the storefront shops and other small businesses that make up the rich diversity that is a part of the Lower East Side’s identity. To obtain a copy of the Get Local Shopping Guide, visit EVCC’s Web site. The third edition is available now through Summer 2010.