Nabe News: December 28

Posted on: December 28th, 2009 at 12:49 pm by

Gingerbread Stuy Town, Hell’s Angels, and old Bowery menu options, all in today’s LES neighborhood news!

Raise $15.7 million and you can purchase the building adjacent to the Hell’s Angels headquarters on East Third Street.  73-75 East Third Street to be precise, which currently operates as an alleged illegal hotel [EV Grieve]

Increased subway violence over the holidays was reported [Animal]

The BBC dissects winter dressing in the Big Apple, noting that only tourists wear flimsy jackets in the dead of winter.  “I have never seen so many men in ear-muffs in my life. So many women sporting full length duvet-style coats. So many ski-outfits not actually on the ski-slopes.” [BBC]

See the New Year’s Day dinner menu at M.F. Lyons’ Dining Rooms on the Bowery back in 1906.  This particular restaurant often fed the likes of Tammany Hall politicians like “Little Tim” Sullivan.  It opened in 1872 and met its doom in 1907 [Ephemeral NY]

Where to find the best Dim Sum [Fork in the Road]

The gingerbread version of Stuy Town [Lux Living]



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