Quinn Raymond / Press

“Quinn Raymond, East Village native and rocking musician, reports that COBATA (Coalition of Block and Tenant Associations) has started a new Web site to save the M-8 Eighth St. cross-town bus from elimination by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.”

“More than 150 people turned out at the Bowery Poetry Club last month to hear the East Village band Ninth Street Mission, above, play a benefit concert for the tenants of 47 E. Third St.”