Nabe News: January 4

Posted on: January 4th, 2010 at 1:47 pm by

Another East Village vintage shop shutters, Trump trees, and Bowery bank robbers, all in today’s neighborhood news!

The Post reports that O Mistress Mine shutters in the East Village, and as Grieve notes, there is no mention of all the remaining thrift shops that are still here [EV Grieve; NY Post]

Birdbath Bakery, which currently occupies the old Vesuvio storefront at 160 Prince Street, made a decision to keep the old signage intact.  This has some people angered [Eater]

Penelpe Spheeris’ trilogy, Decline of Western Civilization, might finally see DVD release [Flaming Pablum]

The Donald is adding trees to the “urban plaza” of his new Trump SoHo monstrosity [Curbed]

Gothamist collected some more photos from New York in the 1970s [Gothamist]

A brief look at Cafe Reggio on MacDougal Street.  They are reportedly the proud owner of the first cappuccino machine in America [Greenwich Village Dailiy Photo]

Ephemeral NY takes the time machine back to the Kettle of Fish in Greenwich Village.  Opened in 1950, it was a bar that became haunt for many beat writers and folkies [Ephemeral NY]

Even though Stuy Town is set to lease 100 new rent stabilized apartments, there is a catch, natch.  It is a temporary rent reduction which expires once the J-51 abatement period expires [Lux Living]

A Chinatown robber pulled a heist at the TD Bank on Bowery, only to drop his booty upon police pursuit.  One passerby picked up the bag of cash, and police are still on the lookout for his/her whereabouts.  Meantime, the robber is in custody [DNAinfo]

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