Nabe News: August 3

Posted on: August 3rd, 2009 at 1:53 pm by

Jeremiah has a quick guide on how to make your complaints heard by the community.  It’s worth reading, for sure [Vanishing NY]

Back in February, the owners of Aces & Eights told Community Board 3 of their intentions to operate as a full service restaurant.  Upon opening, there was no menu, and the neighborhood deemed it a sly bait-and-switch operation.  Now Grieve brings word that the frathole is serving food.  Only took six months [EV Grieve]

New slang.  Apparently “that rapes” means “that’s cool” [Esquared]

The history of Master Juba, the most famous dancer in the Five Points.  His success led to recognition at home and abroad.  Many deem him the father of modern tap, jazz, and step dancing [Ephemeral New York]

A new Dash Snow memorial at the corner of Allen and Houston Streets [GammaBlog]

The East Village PeePhone makes a comeback [Slum Goddess]



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