Nabe News: April 3

Posted on: April 3rd, 2009 at 1:59 pm by

Cheap eats spot Fried Dumpling at 99 Allen was booted by their landlord, Heaven Way Buddha Church. Guess we’re forced to settle with Vanessa’s around the corner [Eater]

Hilary Duff goes batshit crazy at Freeman’s on the LES [Gawker]

Church chimes annoyance in the East Village. Is that considered sacrilege? [EV Grieve]

If you see anyone on crutches in your subway car, give up your seat! [Cityroom]

Near Flushing, there is a train yard with a scattered number of “Redbird” subway cars. Most of them were retired and used for unnatural reefs off the Carolina coast [Vanishing NY]

Slum Goddess caught a glimpse of Jason Schwartzman and Ted Danson outside the Odessa movie set [Slum Goddess]

The SoHo Post Office branch on Prince Street is one of three in Manhattan slated for closure. Sean Sweeney of SoHo Alliance said, ““There’s a lot of commerce here, and it’s unconscionable for the Postal Service to do this.” [The Villager]

The Cyclone’s 82nd Season will begin on Sunday [Urbanite]



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