Nabe News: December 1
City Council bans roll-down security gates, East Village crime numbers, and Joe Strummer, all in today’s neighborhood news!
In an effort to curb graffiti, City Council unanimously approved a ban on roll-down security gates. All new gates purchased must be of the “sliding grille” type. Street writers will always find a way. The full-force migration to an antiseptic NYC continues [Cityroom]
Joe Strummer was a fan of Bruce Springsteen [Stupefaction]
Breaking down the East Village crime numbers. Overall, the 9th Precinct saw a slight increase in crime year over year [EV Grieve]
Another look at the SPURA debate. “It’s time to get militant about the future of SPURA” [Grand Street News]
Thirty unofficial dirty secrets about waiters and their restaurants. Here’s one – waiters will often serve decaf if you ask for regular because there’s the issue of cleaning two pots at the end of the night [Grub St]
The gigantic Moral tag on Tenth Street [Neither More Nor Less]