Nabe News: October 1

Posted on: October 1st, 2009 at 1:56 pm by

An in-depth interview with our blogging compatriots Jeremiah and EV Grieve, courtesy of Patell and Waterman [A History of New York]

The ninth annual NYC International Pickle Day is this Sunday, but Guss’ Pickles will not be participating.  Says owner Pat Fairhurst, “We’re staying in the store — they [sponsor Whole Foods] wanted to move us up the block [to the parking lot at Essex and Ludlow where the event takes place]. But we’re leaving anyway.” [Fork in the Road; Previously]

Traces of the undergarment industry still exist on Orchard Street, most notably the Orchard Corset Center.  These days, a pair of undies at No. 8b just down the block will run $98.  That’s just criminal [Vanishing NY; Previously]

Le Souk is back for more, so be sure to dig up those trusty ear plugs.  Here’s how you can help make it difficult for the club in renew its liquor license [EV Grieve]

Fox Searchlight is in talks to make a Ramones biopic.  The screenplay would reportedly be based on the upcoming memoir I Slept with Joey Ramone, by Mickey Leigh and Legs McNeil.  All fine and dandy, but the only question is whether Fox can secure licenses for the songs necessary to tell the story [New York Press]

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