Nabe News: October 7

Posted on: October 7th, 2009 at 1:49 pm by

It’s quite obvious that much has changed on the Bowery in ten years.  Take a look back with the aid of this music video for “Central Reservation” by UK singer-songwriter Beth Orton [EV Grieve]

Earlier this morning, someone reportedly jumped in front of the L train at the First Avenue subway station.  As a result, “there is no L train service in both directions between the Bedford Avenue Station and the 8th Avenue Station.” [Gothamist]

Landlord Penn South defends itself in the current saga of Les Desirs Patisserie [Vanishing NY]

Varvatos is trying really hard to keep the CBGB aesthetic alive…in order to sell overpriced goods to the gentrifying masses [NY Press]

Part II of the epic scouting of Taxi Driver [Scouting NY]

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