Nabe News: March 30
Crime on the rise, a suitcase of money, and refrigerated storage, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!
Briefcase found on Lower East Side with $78,383 in cash money. Writing a Craigslist post about it was the “right thing to do.” [EV Grieve]
As the numbers continue to get worse, the NYPD is now seemingly slower in posting its crime statistics. Overall crime is up by 3.5%, thanks to more murders, burglaries, and robberies [Runnin’ Scared]
In response to the Russian subway terror attack, the city is allegedly increasing its security presence in the subway system. It would help to have more station agents around, but…oh yeah, many were let go to solve the budget shortfall [Gothamist]
Not enough storage space in your apartment? How about the fridge [NY Post]
Profile on the Australian-bred band Violent Soho [NY Press]
The official groundbreaking at the new Tenement Museum Visitors & Education Center. The facility will “provide new classrooms for our school groups, an enlarged gathering space for public visitors, a demonstration kitchen, and a larger museum shop.” [Tenement Museum Blog]