Nabe News: December 31

Posted on: December 31st, 2009 at 1:38 pm by

Stuy Town opening up again, more on White Slab taxidermy, and wishing for suspended MTA fares, all in today’s neighborhood news!

Foul play might have been involved in the taxidermy accident at White Slab Palace.  An anonymous source told the Daily News that the victim was tugging at a balloon attached to the mounted moose head. This might hurt her case against the bar [Gothamist; Previously]

Tishman Speyer will begin renting 100 vacant apartments in Stuy Town at stabilized rents on January 4.  But there’s a waiting list for these apartments, so good luck [Curbed]

Fork in the Road talks to the owner of Cafe Katja, the Austrian eatery at 79 Orchard Street [Fork in the Road]

At 8 p.m. on December 31, 1984, the MTA suspended fares for city-going New Year’s revelers. That would never happen today with their budget shortfalls [Cityroom]

An Choi, located at 85 Orchard Street, was named by the New York Times as one of the best inexpensive restaurants of 2009 [NY Times]

McNally Jackson Books at 52 Prince Street recently renovated its cafe.  New lighting, wallpaper, and tables [NYC the Blog]

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