Nabe News: November 6

Posted on: November 6th, 2009 at 1:40 pm by

Insulting Joey Ramone, pondering public grooming, and Mars Bar graffiti, all in today’s LES neighborhood news!

National unemployment is now at an eye-popping 10.2%  Nevertheless, bonuses abound on Wall Street [MSNBC; Gothamist]

A more comprehensive look inside the new Cooper Union facility [Curbed]

The ever-changing artwork outside Mars Bar continues to attract anti-gentrification graffiti [EV Grieve]

Sorry, Joey Ramone.  The New Museum is using your name on a sign and selling it for $250, claiming it’s “a commentary and memorial to Ramone’s disappearing punk rock counterculture.”  Insult to injury [Vanishing NY]

Lining razor wire with spiderweb street art [GammaBlog]

Alphabet City gay bar, The Hose, recently shuttered because the owner reportedly did not want to renew the lease [NY Press]

It’s a common sight to see folks clipping nails, applying makeup, or spraying cologne on the subways. Cityroom is taking a stand against public grooming. How do you feel about the issue? [Cityroom]



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