Nabe News: October 21

Posted on: October 21st, 2009 at 1:32 pm by

Scary movies, unmarked Sushi joints, and Metallica’s onetime photoshoot on Orchard Street, all in today’s LES neighborhood news!

A new unmarked Sushi place called Uo just opened on the second floor of 151 Rivington.  An unmarked black door leads into a dining room that’s directly above the similarly unsigned basement bar 151.” [Grub St]

Norman Foster’s in-progress Westwater Gallery at 257 Bowery gets the Times treatment. “The Bowery location will offer a “street presence” that “we had longed for,” said Angela Westwater, one of the gallery’s founders.” If all goes according to plan, it should open springtime [New York Times; Previously]

Superdive proclaims Wednesday as its all-you-can-drink Kegmaster’s Select party night.  Expect plenty of sidewalk vomit [Eater via EV Grieve]

In the spirit of Halloween, Alex starts the debate over scariest movies [Flaming Pablum]

Block Drugs in the East Village [Greenwich Village Daily Photo]

Twenty random factoids about the Tenement Museum.  We liked “Metallica once held photo shoots inside 97 Orchard Street.”  Rock on [Tenement Museum Blog]

Another night on Avenue A with Bob Arihood [Neither More Nor Less]

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