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]



Recent Stories

Uncapped: Nobody Beats IZ THE WIZ

  IZ the WIZ: hands down one of the most illustrious and renowned graffiti writers in and outside of our fair city. May he continue to Rest in Peace. In this installation of Uncapped, guest contributor, Freddy Alva, is back with an excerpt from the new issue of his Black Book Series magazine: Pound for […]

Four Teenagers Arrested with Loaded Guns at PUBLIC Hotel on Chrystie Street

Four teens were busted with three loaded guns inside the PUBLIC Hotel this week. Jarell Swan (19), Anton Philips (18), Linwood Spruill (18), and an unidentified 15-year-old boy were arrested at the swanky, 28-story Chrystie Street lodge on Wednesday, and charged with weapons possession. The four friends were reportedly smoking weed in their room shortly […]

No Return in Sight for Tenants and Businesses Displaced by Mulberry Street Fire

Months after the deadly fire at 78 Mulberry Street, displaced tenants – residential and commercial – are still waiting for renovations to begin. The two-alarm fire broke out at 78 Mulberry Street just before 4:00am on April 15. Roughly one hundred firefighters responded to extinguish the flames, which reportedly spread from the fifth floor. The […]

Counterfeit Goods Raid on Mott Street Yields Air

Morning strollers yesterday were treated to a sight when Counterfeit goods contractors pulled up in a van, and forcibly gained entry into a gift shop on Mott Street. Shun Fat Gifts at 49 Mott was shuttered at the time of the raid, so the contractors cut the lock then drilled the control lock for the […]

Kyle Martino Readies Soccer Bistro ‘No One Home’ at 141 Chrystie

A former professional soccer player for Major League Soccer is planning a nightspot inspired by the sport on Chrystie Street. Kyle Martino, who split seven seasons as a midfielder for both the Columbus Crew and Los Angeles Galaxy, is currently reading No One Home. The principal describes the businesses in liquor license paperwork as a […]