Nabe News: November 10

Posted on: November 10th, 2009 at 1:38 pm by

Guss’ racy advertising, Mackerelville, and Rickshaw Spidey antics, all in today’s LES neighborhood news!

Guss’ Pickles returns with another racy ad in the current issue of Heeb Magazine [Grub St; Previously]

The area bounded between 11th and 13th Streets and 1st Avenue and Avenue C was once referred to as Mackerelville.  It was run by the Mackerelville gang and was considered one of the most dangerous neighborhoods at the end of the 19th Century.  So it might be time to disregard that East Village verbiage [Blah Blog Blah]

A look inside the former home of Olivio’s at 55 Avenue C, which shuttered back in July after 36 years in business.  Grieve reports that floor repairs are in progress, but that it doesn’t seem likely a tenant is in the works [EV Grieve]

Bellevue Psychiatric Hospital.  Enough said [Greenwich Village Daily Photo]

Rickshaw Spidey and his encounter with Slum Goddess [Neither More Nor Less]

Look out Two-buck-Chuck, 7-11 is getting into the value wine business with its Yosemite Road label.  First step, locate the nearest 7-11 [AP via Fork in the Road]

Happy 1st birthday to Scouting NY!



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