Bids in an eBay auction of his profile reached $165 before the online marketplace shut him down.
The protesters chanted, "Don't Cruz here!"
A pilot program will kick off next month at the 109th Precinct in Flushing.
The popular chain currently has three Manhattan locations, all below 72nd Street.
Puddin', located at 102 St. Mark's Place, announced its closure on Facebook Sunday night.
Two Facebook posts included the police officer emoji followed by several gun emojis pointing at the cop.
Small business owners say their social media efforts are yielding new customers and more sales.
Progress in a romantic relationship can be measured against a hierarchy of social media interactions.
Trevis Hall is being questioned in the brutal killing of his girlfriend, Margarita Rivera.
Nino Montano, 57, tricked business owners into paying him for repairs they didn't need, police said.
A carriage horse galloped through Hell's Kitchen before being stopped by the NYPD.
Rachel Noerdlinger and her boyfriend were stopped as they drove the wrong way with a minor in their car.
Assemblyman Joe Borelli will answer residents' questions on Facebook on Oct. 7.
Three men stole money, sneakers and tech gear during the push-in robbery, police said.
Win a pair of $50 tickets to Taste of the Village by posting photos of the top dishes at local eateries.
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