Nabe News: February 12
The New York Lunar New Year Flower Festival, Guns N’ Varvatos, and Ray’s delivery service, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!
Last night, Axl invaded the Bowery with the latest incarnation of Guns N’ Roses. The band played a “secret” gig at the John Varvatos store. A 17-song set! Didn’t know he could do that anymore [Brooklyn Vegan]
Lincoln’s birthday is today; Washington’s is February 22. These dates are now lost thanks to the creation of the floating President’s Day holiday back in 1971 [Runnin’ Scared]
An interview with the folks behind Ray’s new Saturday night delivery service. “The idea of Ave. A without Ray’s was too scary for any of us to sit by and watch it close.” [EV Grieve]
But Bob Arihood now reports that Ray has been served with eviction papers by the landlord for failure to pay February rent [Neither More Nor Less]
The New York Lunar New Year Flower Festival is happening today and tomorrow in Sara D. Roosevelt Park. Swing by until 10 p.m. tonight. Festivities start again tomorrow morning at 10 a.m. [The Feed]