Nabe News: April 13
Washington Square water closets, Nine to replace Xunta, and mural erasure, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!
174 First Avenue, formerly Xunta, will remain a tapas bar. Get ready for Nine [EV Grieve]
The sixty-foot long mural that graced the side of Lora Deli on Avenue D for a decade is gone. From the Hudson to the East River, the urban whitewashing continues [Vanishing NY]
Grimaldi’s Chelsea will reportedly open on May 7 at the Limelight Marketplace [Grub St]
Reporting from Pizza a Casa’s first lesson. The establishment, located at 371 Grand Street, is a “self sufficiency center” aimed at teaching classes on how to make the perfect pie. Classes are $150 for four hours [Fork in the Road]
The Observer has the goods on the new eco-friendly bathrooms to be built in Washington Square Park. Construction is slated to begin winter 2011 [Observer]
Another chef shuffle at Broadway East. Sasha St. Germain is the eighth chef in the eatery’s two-and-a-half year run [Eater]