Nabe News: March 25

Posted on: March 25th, 2009 at 1:59 pm by

Today marks the ninety-eighth anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist fire near Washington Square. 146 garment workers died, leading to the creation of workplace regulations still in place today [Tenement Museum Blog]

Storefront suggestions in the window of vacant 41 Avenue B. Bars not welcome [EV Grieve]

After ten years at the bottom of Orchard Street, Good World is calling it quits. Saturday will be the last regular night of business. Owner Annika Sundvik can now focus her energies on White Slab Palace [Grub St]

Three little pigs in Meatpacking [Greenwich Village Daily Photo]

It’s official – the MTA approved its “Doomsday” plan. New fare hikes take effect May 31. Straphangers, get ready for a more crowded (and expensive) commute [Cityroom]

Prospective NYU student wonders whether crime in the area merits carrying a gun. Umm, well, “campus” is pretty much sterile as a surgeon’s operating table [Curbed]

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