Nabe News: October 9

Posted on: October 9th, 2009 at 1:24 pm by

Happy birthday, John Lennon.

The New York Times tours a few of the last remaining music stores in the East Village.  “And the place to go for records new and old is still the East Village, an accessible place served by the 6 train at Astor Place and other lines. Nostalgia and cutting-edge share space at these stores, often in the basement, both literally and in price.” [NY Times]

The now-legendary Delta Phi frathouse at 533 East Twelfth Street is for sale.  $17.3 million for the whole shebang.  Beer pong tables not included [EV Grieve]

Slum Goddess describes her run-in at the Union Square Sukkah: “Then I got trapped in one of the Jewish Sukkah houses that have popped up all over downtown…they made me shake these leaves and branches around all over the place [Lulav & Etrog]..and they had some crayon drawing up in there with a hasidic jew in it….it was strange.” [Slum Goddess]

Jeremiah has a recap of the New York Art Book Fair [Vanishing NY]

Scoopy uncovers Angelina Jolie’s days as a Crusty in Tompkins Square Park.  “none other than Angelina Jolie also went through her own semi-crusty phase, hanging out in the park and smoking pot, before her movie superstardom and becoming half of Brangelina.” [The Villager]

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