Nabe News: April 13

Posted on: April 13th, 2010 at 1:30 pm by

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]

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