Nabe News: January 13

Posted on: January 13th, 2010 at 1:52 pm by

Telephone Bar donesky, NYU suicide, and winter woes, all in today’s neighborhood news!

The old Tower Records space at East Fourth and Broadway will become a temporary art gallery, sponsored by No Longer Empty.  The exhibit is called “Never Can Say Goodbye” and runs Wednesday through Sunday from noon to 7pm until February 13 [Racked]

It’s really only a matter of time before the White House hotel at 338 Bowery ceases to exist [EV Grieve]

The “Rear Yard” exhibit at the Tenement Museum is finally complete.  Just keep your eyes peeled for long underwear blowing through the neighborhood [Tenement Museum Blog]

After 22 years, it’s the end of the road for Telephone Bar and Grill on Second Avenue [EV Grieve]

Our frigid winter of 2010 has nothing on 1881, reportedly the coldest on record.  Temperatures averaged near 27 degrees.  Smallpox, diphtheria, and scarlet fever were also in the air at the time [Ephemeral NY]

A 37-year-old computer science professor at NYU committed suicide last night.  Sam Roweis jumped from his sixteenth floor balcony in Washington Square Village [Gothamist]



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