Nabe News: May 5

Posted on: May 5th, 2009 at 1:49 pm by

The Washington Square United Methodist Church on West Fourth Street is now a luxury condo development called Novare. Must be quite strange living it up in a house of worship [Vanishing NY]

One patron of White Slab Palace describes a disastrous meal experience, complete with long wait time and poorly cooked food [New York Journal via Eater, Previously]

White Negro tags are popping up all over the East Village and Lower East Side. And removing them is a bitch [EV Grieve]

The new EMS store at 530 Broadway is slated to open on May 8, but that might not happen. Workers have three days to set up the entire store and clean [Racked]

Albany claims a bailout plan for the MTA was tentatively reached yesterday. Some in the press are saying it’s merely a Band Aid that won’t stop the hemorrhaging. Either way, straphangers lose [Daily Intel]

Struggling to pay NYC rent in a time of recession. The squeeze on middle and lower class residents continues [NY Times]

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