Nabe News: December 24

Posted on: December 24th, 2009 at 12:38 pm by

Ghostbusters II, Stuy Town rents, and Skyline Bookstore bites the dust, all in today’s neighborhood news!

Nate Appleman is searching for a wood supplier for the ovens in the forthcoming Pulino’s Bar and Pizzeria.  First order of business before their “grand” opening should really be cleaning the Neck Face tag [Fork in the Road; Previously]

American Apparel “objectifies flesh” in their new wheat-paste ads [EV Grieve]

Scouting NY is holding a holiday contest to try and identify where the birthday party scene was filmed in Ghostbusters II.  The street itself looks like most any Manhattan street, but where is it?  Or better yet, where’s Waldo? [Scouting NY]

Tishman Speyer has already begun refunding rents to 4,400 or so lucky Stuy Town tenants.  Many residents recently shared their reductions with Lux Living [Lux Living]

Mapping out the NYPD SkyWatch towers across the Five Boroughs.  These mobile units are assigned to “hot spots” to surveil the crime in the area [NYC the Blog]

Skyline Bookstore, located on 18th Street for nearly two decades, is closing for good in February [Vanishing NY]


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