Nabe News: May 20

Posted on: May 20th, 2009 at 1:03 pm by

Downtown Express released the following information on Twitter: “Chinatown’s PS 130 closes while Health Dept. investigates 76 cases of ‘influenza-like illness'” [Downtown Express]

Wyndham Garden Hotel starting to rise at corner of Bowery and Hester. Once complete, the hotel will boast 108 rooms [EV Grieve]

The Pan Am Building (now MetLife) had a helipad on its roof. In the sixties, a company called New York Airways offered seven-minute helicopter service to nearby airports [Ephemeral NY]

Warning – the new Cooper Union Academic Building may cause sea sickness [Gamma Blog]

Tough, violent times for the Avenue A Groper. She fled the East Village this week [Neither More Nor Less]

The Five Points [Save the Lower East Side]

Slum Goddess provides an update on the Pee Phone. Shit, puke, and a wire-noose are now in the booth [Slum Goddess]

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