Nabe News: September 25

Posted on: September 25th, 2009 at 1:46 pm by

In its newest issue, the magazine N+1 takes a look at “super-gentrification.”  Notable quote: “Gentrification had no jobs to offer–only Jane Jacobs-style ‘neighborhoods.’ The new IKEA-hoods that the corporations and their celebrity architects proposed were dystopias, to be sure…” [N+1 via Vanishing NY]

Clayton Patterson featured in the Arts section of the New York Times.  Some of his work is featured in an exhibition at Alife Presents, the art gallery at 157 Rivington.  It runs through November 8 [New York Times]

Word on the street is some East Village residents were using the white sheets covering the under-construction Copper Building for movie screenings.  But now legit window panes are replacing those grungy sheets [EV Grieve]

New York City’s transformation and “megatoilet nostalgia,” as written by Sam McPheeters of Born Against.  “When I moved out of Manhattan in 1990, the city was every inch the pee-smelling woe zone I’d known since childhood. When I returned this spring, I couldn’t even find key graffiti on subway windows. Taxi rides are like something from a science-fiction movie now—not because New York cabs have televisions in them, but because these televisions actually work. People still talk to themselves in the streets, only now there’s someone on the other line.”  [Vice via Flaming Pablum]

According to Lo-Down, Stuffed Artisan Cannolis will open next Thursday at 176 Stanton Street, between Clinton and Attorney.  31 different flavors of cannoli [Lo-Down]

Lost City takes a trip to Sammy’s Roumanian [Lost City]



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