Nabe News: August 31

Posted on: August 31st, 2009 at 1:17 pm by

Reminder that tonight is the Benefit for Eric “Taz” Pagan.  A number of East Village bars – Forbidden City, Drop Off Service, Common Ground, Planet Rose, Habibi Lounge, Superdive, Mona’s, Sophie’s – are participating in the event, the goal of which is to set up a college fund for his children [EV Grieve]

Grieve, Slum Goddess, and Neither More Nor Less all have details on last Friday’s Rally for the Homeless outside the Christodora.  No one was arrested [EV Grieve, Slum Goddess, Neither More Nor Less]

Lo-Down has an early look at the September’s SLA agenda for Community Board 3.  Of particular note: a new Sing Sing Karaoke joint at 196 Orchard (Karaoke Boho), Slurp on Stanton is becoming Meatball Shop, and Home Sweet Home expanding its space on Chrystie [Lo-Down via Eater]

Forty years ago today was the last time bus drivers actually gave change. The primary reason for this shift in fare collections was to prevent robberies [Cityroom]

Jeremiah looks deeper into the hipster phenomenon [Vanishing NY]

Noel quits the band [Hunter-Gatherer]

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