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LOWER EAST SIDE—Remember Pong, the pop-up ping-pong parlor that opened a few months back at 139 Norfolk Street? Well, they're hosting a season-ending "LES Cup" this Friday at 7pm in the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center at 107 Suffolk Street. From a hot-off-the-wire email we received about the event: "The 8 top-ranked players from the PONG club ladder will battle it out to discover the true Lower East Side table tennis champion...Marty Reisman, 78 years old, will be making a triumphant return to his old neighborhood to reclaim his title as America's Greatest Champion and Hustler. Marty is a 5 time U.S. Champion and winner of 23 National and International titles." There will be plenty of seating and a full bar; tickets are $5 and can be purchased in advance at Pong, yada yada yada (it's all covered on the flier, above). [RackedWire]
NEW YORK CITY—"At last, a moving service for the rich" shouts the press release for Elite, a new company that'll box up and transport your luxury housewares from Park Avenue apartment to Park Avenue apartment. They also offer locksmith, IT and handyman services. Burglars, that name again is Elite. [RackedWire]