Nabe News: January 11

Posted on: January 11th, 2010 at 1:32 pm by

Avenue A vacancies, the tree of Hare Krishna, and Milk Day, all in today’s neighborhood news!

Financial woes plague much of Avenue A.  While Ray’s Candy Store holds on for dear life, other business weren’t so lucky.  EV Grieve notices that there are currently 21 empty storefronts along the thoroughfare [EV Grieve]

More on the troubles of Avenue A [Neither More Nor Less]

Today is Milk Day – on this day in 1878, milk was reportedly distributed in glass bottles for the first time.  And the first delivery occurred in NYC [Gothamist]

On January 31, Left Bank Books will reportedly be leaving its current location for a new space on Eighth Avenue between Twelfth and Jane Streets [Vanishing NY]

The tree in Tompkins Square Park that gave birth to the Hare Krishna in the Western world [Ephemeral NY]



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