Nabe News: September 15

Posted on: September 15th, 2009 at 1:35 pm by

The new Village Green condo might need a lesson in, well, being green.  Grieve noticed that the LEED Gold certified building at 311 East Eleventh Street has every single light illuminated [EV Grieve]

A different type of Manhattan map by artist Michael Albert.  This one being a collage of city names, including landmarks, streets, and places.  The whole piece reads like a ransom note [Cityroom]

Eater has a recap of the Community Board 3 SLA meeting.  Winners talk – Cafe Deville, Home Sweet Home, Macondo, and Le Cubain; Losers walk – Karaoke Boho, Sushi Hana, Le Pere Pinard, and Ramen Setagaya [Eater]

In an old tale, Mars Bar is not for the faint of heart.  Or appetite.  Stick to beer [Vanishing NY]

200 Clinton Street the recipient of colorful gate murals, courtesy of British artist D*Face [Animal]

In 1849, riots in Astor Place over Macbeth claimed twenty-two lives.  It spawned from two dueling actors booked the same night at different venues to play the lead, one U.K.-born the other American [Ephemeral NY]



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