Nabe News: January 22

Posted on: January 22nd, 2010 at 1:45 pm by

Nolita House swallows, top ten LES eateries, and NYC accents, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!

The Sohotel at theh corner of Bowery and Broome now has its own nighttime light show [Curbed]

A look back at the NYC-centric “2 Become 1” video by the Spice Girls. Flashback to 90s streetscapes, but be sure to hit the mute button [Flaming Pablum]

Nolita House likes to swallow for more business [Copyranter via Eater]

Whether you like it or not, we are in the age of the e-snub [Cityroom]

Studies are finding that the New York accent might be dwindling among natives.  Specific focus was given to the Lower East Side, where researchers found that mostly people of older generations retained the accent [EV Grieve]

Jeremiah discovers the meaning behind the empty bed billboard above the High Line.  It was installed in 1991 by artist Felix Gonzalez-Torres [Vanishing NY]

A new documentary on Banksy, entitled Exit Through the Gift Shop, will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival [Animal]

Fork in the Road looks at the ten best restaurants in the Lower East Side. Katz’s is number three [Fork in the Road]

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