Nabe News

Posted on: February 19th, 2009 at 3:08 pm by

The tragic story of a haunted house on Second Avenue [Blah Blog Blah]

Remember the Quiznos that once sat in St. Marks Place? Yeah, it closed a few years ago after some run-ins with the DOH. My compatriot, EV Grieve, found a whacky tv spot for the fast food joint. And get this – RATS AS MASCOTS!? [EV Grieve]

NYU students have barricaded themselves in the Kimmel Center cafetreria. They have some demands to help make the school “more democratic, accountable and socially just.” [Gothamist]

ATMs in McDonald’s are not free, contrary to their advertising [Lost City]

Last-chance weekend at Etherea. Everything in the store will be on sale for 30% off [Stupefaction]

Don’t sign up for MTA’s Electronic Notification service. Unless of course you like email/text clutter [East Village Idiot]

Marc Jacobs finally acknowledges the recession, and that people are strapped for cash [Vanishing NY]



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