Nabe News: December 21

Posted on: December 21st, 2009 at 3:10 pm by

Getting naked atop The Ludlow, the Times Square snowball fight, and hot chefs, all in today’s neighborhood news!

PETA’s “rather go naked than wear fur” ad campaign, which features a nude Bethenny Frankel, was shot atop The Ludlow [EV Grieve]

Eater crowns Emma Hearst, chef and owner of Sorella, the hottest chef in New York [Eater]

The alleged hotel development planned for the corner of Tenth Street and Third Avenue might finally be happening [Vanishing NY]

A photo of Fourteenth Street, near Union Square, dating back to the 1880s.  At the time, the area was New York’s theater district.  But by the turn of the century, vaudeville and dance halls took over [Ephemeral NY]

Patti Smith will be the subject of a new documentary on PBS, airing December 30.  Entitled Patti Smith: Dream of Life, the production was filmed over the last ten years by photographer Stephen Sebring [NY Times]

The snowball fight in Times Square [NYC the Blog]



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