Nabe News: April 20

Posted on: April 20th, 2009 at 1:26 pm by

Loudmouth weather is upon us. How will residents of the East Village and Lower East Side cope with this season’s increased volume levels? Especially those living behind the Cooper Square Hotel? [Vanishing NY]

According to the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation, “the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) has agreed to put forward a proposal for landmark designation of the area of the proposed South Village Historic District west of 6th Avenue” [Curbed]

Chinatown gentrification is at a fever pitch, and has many in the neighborhood worried. “Some 26 luxury residential buildings have recently been built or are under construction in Chinatown, along with 25 new hotels, and 118 new high-end boutiques and cafes.” [Gotham Gazette via Curbed]

The quirky Olivo’s Fashions on Avenue C is going out of business

Móle introduces a tiny sidewalk cafe on Allen. Only two tables [Grub St]

Puke, weed, fights, and cops – just another Friday night on Avenue A [Neither More Nor Less]

Tenement wallpaper from the 1800s [Tenement Museum Blog]

Extra Place has another new business, Montana Knox [Vanishing NY]

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