Nabe News: January 5
Doughnut Plant to expand, 290 Mulberry light show, and Le Souk exposed, all in today’s LES neighborhood news!
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]