Nabe News

Posted on: October 13th, 2008 at 3:17 pm by

The fro-yo wars are getting ugly. Several Tasti D-Lites around town were recently purchased by a new franchise dubbed The Lite Choice. Jeremiah has the scoop [JVNY]

A stroll down E. Broadway shows that the street is still very much an immigrant stronghold. Indeed, Chinatown is holding on for dear life. “Things change slowly here. Old buildings survive, and a low-scale architecture dominates. There is also still a sense of mystery and willful isolation to the area which one simply does not get in neighborhoods brimming with chain stores and fresh condos.” [LC]

One building in Little Italy has a rooftop farm. That’s right, a rural setting in an urban landscape complete with chickens, vegetables, and fruit trees [NYMag]

Apparently people still purchase kid’s sweaters for $1,395 [NYO via JVNY]

Courtney Love wants an East Village walk-up to call home. Please stay away [EVG]



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