Nabe News: November 9

Posted on: November 9th, 2009 at 2:03 pm by

The East Village Jazz Rabbi, neighborhood nicknaming, and premature Christmas trees, all in today’s neighborhood news!

The Sixth Street Community Synagogue has new rabbi in well-known jazz musician Greg Wall.  In addition to traditional functions, Rabbi Wall is pushing to make the house of worship a haven for artists and musicians by hosting a Monday night jazz series and monthly art programs [Cityroom]

Looking at the infamous real estate practice of carving new neighborhoods in Manhattan.  A new proposal for the Bowery below Houston – BoHo.  Seriously? [NY Daily News]

The Bowery Bazaar is now open in the ground level of the glassy 351 Bowery [Racked]

South Street Seaport already has its Christmas tree in place [EV Grieve]

Alex brings together the second installment in his “Then & Now” series, featuring images from the East Village [Flaming Pablum]

Will the Cooper Union, armed with a new building, become another East Village real estate tyrant? [Neither More Nor Less]

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