Nabe News: November 11
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]
Meet Tiger, the resident cat at East Village Convenience on Second Avenue [EV Grieve]
Manhattan rents continue to drop [The Real Deal]