Nabe News: August 13

Posted on: August 13th, 2009 at 1:46 pm by

Guitarist and innovator Les Paul is dead at 94.  Cause of death was complications from pnemonia.  Not only did he invent the solid-body electric guitar, Paul was a pioneer in multi-track recording [Gothamist]

Both Grieve and Jill have detailed reports on last night’s community meeting regarding noisy East Village bars [EV Grieve, Blah Blog Blah]

Nordstrom Rack just installed plywood at their new Virgin Megastore diggs [Vanishing NY]

Elephants guarding select apartment buildings [Ephemeral NY]

The evolution of Lunasa on First Avenue, as it celebrates its sixth anniversary [Hunter-Gatherer]

A look at the graffiti on Jay Maisel’s 190 Bowery.  Easily one of the coolest buildings in the area.  We hope the artwork remains [Lost City]

More controversy over whether the Washington Square Park fountain is actually aligned with the Arch [WSP Blog]

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