Nabe News: March 24

Posted on: March 24th, 2010 at 1:28 pm by

Transit cuts, hipster rats, and Delancey then/now, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!

Billy of Billy’s Antiques is using all the recent press regarding his arrest to ridicule the NYPD.  He told the Daily News, “I don’t send an army of crackheads into the subway to unbolt signs.” [Gothamist; Daily News]

Get ready for a slew of transit cuts.  Among other proposals, the W and V lines will be eliminated; the M train will change colors and replace the V [Cityroom]

The onetime residence of Charlie Parker (151 Avenue B) is getting a facelift [EV Grieve]

Looking east on Delancey Street during three different time periods [Ephemeral NY]

Digging up the fascinating history behind 64 East Seventh Street [Vanishing NY]

The Wall Street Journal’s hotly anticipated (and already hated) New York section will debut on April 26, two weeks after originally planned [Observer]

L Train rats are so hip that they even create Twitter pages! [L Train Rat]



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