Nabe News: February 24

Posted on: February 24th, 2010 at 1:52 pm by

Stuy Town shitstorm, fire in Lower Manhattan, and troubles at 180 Ludlow, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!

A hedge fund that controls a significant portion of the Stuy Town debt is looking to take control of the complex.  This shitstorm won’t be resolved anytime soon [Cityroom]

We heard the onslaught of sirens at 2:30 am last night, rushing to the inferno that once was Ryan Maguire’s Ale House at 28 Cliff Street.  The blaze reportedly began in the cellar and quickly became a three-alarm fire [NY1]

Lit is in trouble with the city over smoking violations, but that wasn’t enough to keep Ron Jeremy from hanging with the hipsters [EV Grieve]

Trouble persists for 180 Ludlow, which, at one point, was slated to become the Hotel Ludlow.  Now it will become rentals.  Much of the LES community is opposed to the project [Curbed]

Back when the Pleasure Chest was a hardcore sex shop – 1972 [Vanishing NY]

Jill stands up to Community Board 3.  Read her protest [Blah Blog Blah]

Eater reports that construction has begun on Veselka Bowery at 11 East First Street.  Should take a year to complete [Eater]

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