Nabe News: September 10

Posted on: September 10th, 2009 at 1:53 pm by

The NYU chapter of Delta Phi responds to Jill’s post yesterday about their Twelfth Street fraternity house.  “They [the frat] have assured me that they will take great pains in the future to ensure that their parties will not attract as many people by limiting the number of invites distributed…and they will post notices around the block so that we will have advance warning.” [Blah Blog Blah]

Oral arguments begin today (get your mind out of the gutter) in Tishman Speyer’s appeal of a case that threatens to return roughly 4,400 Stuy Town apartments to rent regulation [Curbed]

The long-vacant ground level of the Hare Krishnas’ Sanctuary at 25 First Avenue finally has a new tenant.  It will be a new cafe managed by the Bhakti Center, which currently runs yoga classes and other events on the upper floors [EV Grieve]

Last week, cops arrested a well-wired pervert in Union Square Park.  Eric Pierson was charged with unlawful surveillance after fitting his shoes with cameras to get some upskirt shots of passing women [Gothamist]

Shake Shack is reportedly expanding its empire into the NoLita neighborhood.  The new outpost will eventually occupy 47 Prince Street, which is currently a parking lot at the corner of Mulberry Street.  Sad to see this lot go as it was once a bastion of graffiti [Grub St; Previously]

Russ & Daughters is serving this week at the New Amsterdam Village in Bowling Green Park.  The event is a celebration of the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson’s voyage to the New World [Fork in the Road]

A look at the Yiddish Walk of Fame outside the old Second Avenue Deli, now a Chase bank.  The owners of the restaurant decided to abandon this slice of ephemera after moving north to Thirty-Third Street [Lost City]



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