Nabe News: December 23

Posted on: December 23rd, 2008 at 2:22 pm by

Flashback to East Village in 1981, where the Rolling Stones were filming the video for “Waiting on a Friend” outside the St. Marks Bar & Grill. Do a then/now comparison and sigh [EVG]

Thoughts on panhandling during the Depression of 2008. Jill is right, I’ve noticed an uptick in beggars around the neighborhood [BBB]

Not sure I’m ready for it, but a $3 subway ride may become a reality in 2009. Time to hail a pedicab [Cityroom]

Many New Yorkers are apparently fleeing the city for the green pastures of the ATL. That’s right, ladies and germs, Atlanta [Gothamist]

The Bowery just south of Whole Paycheck is in trouble. Not too shocking at this point. But we can still expect demolition, and a snail-pace construction effort [Curbed]



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