Nabe News: January 5

Posted on: January 5th, 2010 at 1:24 pm by

Doughnut Plant to expand, 290 Mulberry light show, and Le Souk exposed, all in today’s LES neighborhood news!

Rumors abound that the Doughnut Plant might be opening up a location in the ground floor of the Hotel Chelsea [Vanishing NY]

It seems an organization called the Arts Corporation was behind the multicolored light show at 290 Mulberry not too long ago.  NYC the Blog found a sign on the plywood which identified the project as Your Lights Are On But You’re Not Home, 2009. It was reportedly made possible courtesy of the developers [NYC the Blog; Previously]

Despite allegedly closing last fall, Le Souk might be operating again. Illegally.  Apparently, the troubled annoyance hookah bar hosted a high-end soiree on New Year’s Eve, complete with “secret service” bouncers [EV Grieve]

Hunting in Tompkins Square Park [Neither More Nor Less]

Thirty years ago today, “the only band that matters” released their seminal album London Calling stateside.  The iconic guitar-smashing photo was taken at the Palladium, which is now an NYU dorm [Flaming Pablum, EV Grieve]



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