Nabe News: May 22

Posted on: May 22nd, 2009 at 1:08 pm by

The further gentrification of the Meatpacking District from a cat’s perspective. Jeremiah documents the two lonely tabbies still roaming the former Interstate Foods [Vanishing NY]

Tishman Speyer now has another lawsuit on their hands. The Stuyvesant Town/Peter Cooper Village Tenants Association just filed a $10 million class-action suit for “making improper primary residence challenges in an effort to oust rent-stabilized tenants out of their cushy deals.” [Curbed]

Filming prep work for Step Up 3D bothered Avenue B residents early this morning [EV Grieve]

Speaking of annoyances along Avenue B, Lesouk plans to re-open after having its liquor license reinstated [Eater]

A food-themed week in the life of comedian Judah Friedlander [Grub St]

Alex’s lamentation over today’s version of Meatpacking and Chelsea [Flaming Pablum]

On this day in 1895, Teddy Roosevelt was appointed NYC Police Commissioner at the age of 36. He later becomes the only U.S. President born in the city [NY1]



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