Nabe News: September 23

Posted on: September 23rd, 2009 at 1:32 pm by

87 Ludlow officially has a tenant with Uncle Charlie’s, the gay piano bar by Michael Ng.  This will be the second location, and unlike its uptown sibling, will not have a patio deck [Grub St; Previously]

Jeremiah shares some choice black-and-white photos from the smuttier Times Square of the early Nineties [Vanishing NY]

Stuy Town will reportedly evict close to fifty market-rate tenants after just learning of their allegedly criminal backgrounds.  Way to overlook this during the application period [Lux Living]

Pink shirts seem to be making a veritable comeback in the East Village.  Grieve reports that in one week alone, 34 men were spotted in pink dress shirts.  “What I do mind is the sense of entitlement that seems to come with the person wearing the pink shirt.” [EV Grieve]

Roaches are now infesting the buses.  According to bus operators citywide, the pest problem is at a high, thanks to trash and food left behind [Urbanite]

This Ain’t the Summer of Love points us in the direction of a news snippet about the Ramones, first published in 1976.  “Lead singer Joey Ramone is another New York-based musician who cannot believe all the bands from out of town who have converged on the Bowery rock and roll club CBGB.  ‘I just think of it as a neighborhood bar,’ he confided.” Now an overpriced boutique [This Ain’t the Summer of Love]

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