Nabe News: June 19

Posted on: June 19th, 2009 at 1:05 pm by

There was a fire late last night at 90 Rivington, home of Moby’s vegan sandwich and tea shop, Teany. Thankfully, no one was hurt in the incident [Eater]

Jeremiah encountered the famed schlepper of fizz, Walter Backerman, on Bleecker Street. He is a third-generation seltzer man with the oldest route in the city – since 1919 [Vanishing NY]

A hawk landed at Birdie’s in the East Village, and stuck its talons in one patron’s food [And I Am Not Lying via Gothamist]

Looking at Bill Binzen’s street life document Tenth Street, originally published in 1968 [EV Grieve]

Mosaic Man installed his trademark artwork at 120 St. Marks Place, his former home [Neither More Nor Less]

Now a month later, the Lesia Pupshaw death is still an open book. The city’s medical examiner has yet to determine the actual cause of death. Many on “Crusty Row” believe the case isn’t being investigated as thoroughly as if the victim was a yuppie. The Ninth Precinct doesn’t believe Pupshaw’s death was a murder [The Villager]

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