Nabe News: November 11

Posted on: November 11th, 2009 at 2:01 pm by

The Decapitator on the loose, too-cool-for-school LES bar, and Loreley expanding, all in today’s neighborhood news!

A cash-strapped NY unveils the new “Empire Gold” license plate.  The re-design is required for all vehicles, and will roll out starting in April. Cost is $25 [Gothamist]

Grub St has the scoop on a new “secret” bar at an unknown location on the Lower East Side.  The spot is apparently so cool, nobody can know the true details.  Except that drinks are supremely cheap ($4 beer) and served Thursday through Saturday night only [Grub St]

Loreley is opening another beer hall in Williamsburg in a few weeks.  Will it ease the crowds on Rivington? [Eater]

The Decapitator graffiti artist is in New York, attacking wheat-paste ads by chopping off heads.  Jeremiah noticed Shakira sans head in Chelsea [Vanishing NY]

The Palazzo Grey at 334 Grand Street is back on the block for $7.5 million.  We aren’t sure who will buy, given the Subway on the ground floor. Crisis? [Curbed; Previously]

Meet Tiger, the resident cat at East Village Convenience on Second Avenue [EV Grieve]

Manhattan rents continue to drop [The Real Deal]

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