Nabe News: August 12

Posted on: August 12th, 2008 at 12:48 pm by

While I sympathize with the plight of Tompkins Square Park, burning the American Flag in effigy is simply unacceptable [The Villager]

The subway infrastructure is slowly dying. The B/D/Estation at 53rd and 7th Avenue was evacuated this morning to fumes from an escalator. Three people treated at the scene, but no serious injuries reported [Cityroom]

The Bowery Alliance of Neighbors presents “An Evening to Save the Bowery.” Show your support Sept 27 at the Bowery Poetry Club, 6:30 – 9:30 [SLES]

The Chase Bank that occupies the former Second Avenue Deli will have a neighbor. Jeremiah reports that Duane Reade will occupy the adjacent space, which itself housed the Sigmund Schwartz Gramercy Park Chapel. Sounds pretty creepy to me [JVNY]

Ken Mac reflects on the new streamlined magazine stands [GVDP]



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