Nabe News: August 6

Posted on: August 6th, 2009 at 1:52 pm by

Landlords citywide were dealt an uppercut yesterday, as the State Supreme Court voted to uphold the Tenant Protection Act.  The new law “makes harassment a housing code violation and allows a judge to impose civil penalties of $1,000 to $5,000.” [New York Times via Curbed]

Trendspot Allen & Delancey recently filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy.  However, according to the owners, the eatery is “absolutely not closing, not even close.” [Eater]

Ninth Precinct is getting involved in the Cooper Square Hotel noise fiasco.  Last night, Deputy Inspector Dennis Dequatro met with concerned residents to discuss quality-of-life issues surrounding the hotel.  Grieve has the scoop [EV Grieve]

Couldn’t log into your Twitter or Facebook accounts this morning?  Social media is under attack [Daily Intel]

Peace or Piece [GammaBlog]

A look at the comical Spartan Bail Bonds down on Baxter Street [Lost City]

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