Nabe News: December 29

Posted on: December 29th, 2009 at 3:07 pm by

No shitting or pissing on the streets, rumors of Blockbuster on Houston closing, Blackbook asses the Lower East Side, all in today’s neighborhood news!

The Coney Island Cyclone is missing it’s iconic Astroland signage. Not to worry, though. Apparently it’s being fixed and fitted with new bulbs [Curbed]

Please, no shitting or pissing in the alleyway [NYC the Blog]

Blackbook claims all is well in the LES universe as gentrification marches onward. Yet what of the longtime mom and pops? [Blackbook via Racked]

The “spay/neuter” mural saga continues. EV Grieve reports that the new NBA 2k10 replacement ad is crumbling in places. Funny, cosidering this was one of the reasons posited by the landlord of 189 Avenue A to rid the Chico artwork in the first place [EV Grieve]

F train delays stranded straphangers yet again this morning. Apparently there was some sort of “rail condition.” [Gothamist]

The Blockbuster video on East Houston, part of the Red Square strip mall, might be closing for good.  Wouldn’t be too surprising considering there isn’t much traffic in that store [EV Grieve]



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