Nabe News: January 28

Posted on: January 28th, 2010 at 2:00 pm by

Spidey returns, helicopters hover, and fining cabbies, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!

Sean Scotese, formerly with restaurateur Michael Huynh, is opening a new eatery inside 6 Clinton Street called Eastern Alley.  He is partnering with the Thailand Cafe to offer a 30-seat room with a menu of “modern Asian” fare [Eater]

Many East Village residents were rudely awoken at 4 am this morning by a helicopter circling the neighborhood [EV Grieve]

Three deaths to report today – J.D. Salinger (Catcher in the Rye), Howard Zinn (People’s History of the US), and Zelda Rubinstein (Poltergeist).  RIP.

Starting tomorrow, cabbies caught using an electronic device while driving will be fined. Second infraction is license suspension; third is license revocation [Gothamist]

Stuy Town residents received a letter from councilmember Daniel Garodnick explaining the tumultuous events of the past few weeks.  A new management company is reportedly on the way, the fourth change in nine years [Lux Living]

Spidey is back in the East Village with his rickshaw for a few days to film a Japanese TV production [Neither More Nor Less]

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