Nabe News: August 17

Posted on: August 17th, 2009 at 1:43 pm by

Desperate brokers are still using the CBGB halo to sell their real estate.  Such is the case with the former CBGB Gallery soon-to-close Morrison Hotel Gallery [EV Grieve]

The Orchard Street Hell Building back on the market.  New jaw-dropping renderings show a 25-story glass hotel building.  “The hotel will have 356 keys with the entrance on Ludlow St. The cellar and sub-cellar will have a two story garage which is built full with parking for 115 cars.” Let’s start the betting on whether this will bear fruit [Curbed; Previously]

The five 2009 Vendy Award finalists have been announced [Vendy via Cityroom]

Jeremiah reports back on Gawker’s rooftop gallery exhibit “Mom and Popism,” located at their Elizabeth Street headquarters.  Ironic, considering there aren’t many mom-and-pop shops left in this neighborhood [Vanishing NY]

The Riese Organization will be opening a Tim Horton’s and T.G.I. Friday’s in its new 34 Union Square East acquisition. ““We are pleased to be a part of the exciting resurgence of Union Square.”  We aren’t [Grub St]

Tree-napping in Stuy Town? [Lux Living]

Saturday night circus at the corner of Second Avenue and Tenth Street.  Definitely a WTF moment [Neither More Nor Less]

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