Nabe News: February 23

Posted on: February 23rd, 2010 at 1:44 pm by

Blog politics, a sour Onion, and the Essex Street Market, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!

The New York Times is jumping in the ring of hyperlocal again, this time the neighborhood is the East Village.  The newspaper is teaming with a bunch of NYU grads to create The Local East Village, angering the blog mafia already in place [EV Grieve]

Pain d’Avignon Bakery is now open inside the Essex Street Market after months of delays.  It’s situated in the old Roni-Sue space [Fork in the Road]

In a move to save about $50 million, the MTA is further trimming its budget by laying off hundreds of employees.  Station agents and administrative workers will be hit the hardest [Cityroom]

A look back at the corner of Bowery and East Houston pre-Pulino’s [Greenwich Village Daily Photo; Previously]

Some dude named Mike has a loft in Noho where the nightlife elite have been known to frequent.  Look for the red door [Eater]

The Onion is slashing its New York A.V. Club website and trimming the city section of the paper itself  [NY Press]



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