Nabe News: August 10

Posted on: August 10th, 2009 at 1:15 pm by

A closer look at the Two Bridges neighborhood and Knickerbocker Village, a district once referred to as the “Fourth Ward.”  It was here that Elizabeth Jennings challenged the segregation laws back in 1854 by boarding an all-white street car, nearly a century before Rosa Parks [By Appointment Only]

It’s no secret that the rental market is in shambles.  The Times sheds light on the “please-don’t-go” incentives landlords are offering tenants.  “Rental transactions were down some 58 percent from the same quarter of 2008, and the number of days that listings sat on the market jumped to 83 days from 45 days a year earlier.” [NY Times]

There is currently a stop work order in place at the future home of Upright Citizens Brigade Theater on Avenue A [EV Grieve]

Nazis in Williamsburg? Jeremiah takes a closer look. [JVNY]

Ever wonder what it takes to start your own food cart? Now we just need 100k to start our own. [Grub Street]

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