Nabe News: February 19

Posted on: February 19th, 2010 at 1:44 pm by

Stuy Town maxi pads, Shake Shack booted from NoLita, and Superdive, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!

A victory for NoLita!  Shake Shack is backing down from its proposal for a Prince Street location.  In a statement from company officials, “Unfortunately, we could not solve the problem of building something that both made good business sense and was harmonious with the concerns of immediate neighbors.” [Eater]

Superdive was closed last night with no sign of life inside, leading many to believe the place might be donesky [EV Grieve]

Fighting a war against the so-called strollerphobes [Flaming Pablum]

Earlier this morning, at around 4 a.m., a fire erupted at 82 Greene Street.  The four-alarm fire destroyed much of the building. Fortunately, no residents or firefighters were injured in the incident [Gothamist]

1905 snapshot of a Ludlow tenement by Jacob Riis.  Of note is the pet dog [Ephemeral NY]

Stuy Towners ditching their used maxi pads in trees [Lux Living]

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