Nabe News: July 17

Posted on: July 17th, 2009 at 12:55 pm by

Add the Hotel on Rivington to the list of noise-polluting offenders in the neighborhood. No surprise there. One resident complained to Jeremiah, saying that ” I heard britney spears as if she was singing right next door (how are people still listening to her?) so i went on the roof thinking it was the thompson les and alas! it’s THOR.” [Vanishing NY]

The Tompkins Square Park playground reopened yesterday after a year of renovations [EV Grieve]

Billie Holiday died fifty years ago today [Hunter-Gatherer]

Former tenants of 11 Essex claim that building owner Sion Misrahi never fixed huge structural problems, choosing instead to “purposely let the building deteriorate so he could get the tenants out and rebuild the units as luxury rentals.” [The Villager]

Some parents are letting their potty-training kids urinate all over the playgrounds in Stuy Town [Lux Living]



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