Nabe News: December 2

Posted on: December 2nd, 2009 at 1:41 pm by

Manhattan income distribution by neighborhood, Lost Lounge at Dixon Place, and girl gangsters, all in today’s LES neighborhood news!

Gothamist digs up a nifty map which shows the income distribution across the Five Boroughs.  The median income in the Lower East Side in 2006 was reportedly $35,600 [Envisioning Development via Gothamist]

The Split Britches performance troupe will be gracing the stage at Dixon Place.  Their new show, Lost Lounge, touches upon the loss of neighborhoods, people, and memory.  Previews begin Friday night, but it officially opens Sunday afternoon at 3 pm.  Time Out New York has an interview [TONY]

The fading advertisement for Shastone Monuments above the Mercury Lounge, where it lived for nearly sixty years [EV Grieve]

Hell-Cat Maggie, Sadie Farrell, and Ida the Goose, all girl gangsters of New York in the 1800s [Ephemeral NY]

The public hair dryer in Tompkins Square Park [Neither More Nor Less]

Rush Hour Burger at 134 Ludlow will officially be re-branded Mikey Burger in two weeks.  Not Baoger as initially thought.  It will be “American burgers w Asian accents i.e. lamb burger w/ satay sauce and mint,” brought to you by Michael Bao Huynh [Eater]

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