Nabe News: June 4

Posted on: June 4th, 2009 at 1:14 pm by

Yesterday afternoon, a party bus of off-duty firefighters rolled up to the corner of Allen and Stanton Streets; our brave servicemen were reportedly liquored up and hitting on passing women [Gothamist]

Scaffolding will once more return to the facade of St. Brigid’s. Apparently the metalwork was interfering with testing inside the church. Hence its removal last week [EV Grieve]

Business conditions in Nolita are miserable. The retail scene in this neighborhood is reportedly one of the hardest hit in Manhattan. “This spring, Nolita rents have plummeted to as little as $90 per square foot.” [The Real Deal]

Some comical anti-StuyTown graffiti in the First Avenue L subway station [Vanishing NY]

Spitzer’s Corner is now offering a burger-shot deal between 2 AM and 5 AM on the weekends. Sounds healthy [Grub St; Previously]

A compilation of cool neighborhood signs [Greenwich Village Daily Photo]

The former Gulf Coast Diner on West Street, partially demolished year, is still a heaping pile of rubble [Hunter-Gatherer]

R.I.P. David Carradine [Runnin’ Scared]



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