Nabe News: March 31

Posted on: March 31st, 2010 at 1:21 pm by

Rat infestation, Empire State jumper, and spiked egg creams, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!

Last night, a 21-year-old Berkely College student leaped to his death from the observation deck of the Empire State Building.  According to Gothamist, the jump occurred during rush hour, at around 6:15 p.m. [Gothamist]

With warmer weather on the doorstep, EV Grieve has fifteen questions for spring [EV Grieve]

The Chelsea Hotel in July of 1995 [Flaming Pablum]

The “kissing post” of Ellis Island [Ephemeral NY]

Julius’ Bar now serving spiked egg creams [Vanishing NY]

City folk may soon contend with a rat infestation of biblical proportions.  Well, maybe not that bad.  In an effort to save cash, the DOH is reportedly eliminating many full-time pest control aides.  The measure will save about $1.5 million [myFoxNY]

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