Nabe News: April 16

Posted on: April 16th, 2010 at 1:39 pm by

MUD Truck gone from Astor Place, drug baggies, and the old subway system, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!

The orange MUD Truck in Astor Place was just slammed by the DOH, and drove away this morning.  No word yet on whether the caffeine fixture will return [Eater]

Counting the discarded drug baggies along the sidewalks of the East Village [EV Grieve]

Snapshots of the subway system in the 1970s and 1980s [Gothamist]

Top Chef alum Eli Kirshtein is eying the Bowery for his own restaurant venture.  And it continues…[Grub St]

A few days after the Lora Deli mural was whitewashed, “no-talent taggers” have marked their territory [Vanishing NY]

Urban Art Projects recently selected eight local sculptors, and Swoon, to decorate East River Park.  The artwork will reportedly be on display throughout May and early June [NY Press]

The future of subway flood control – raised storm grates? [Second Avenue Sagas]

Tomorrow is Record Store Day.  Go out and buy some tangible music.  Support your favorite artists [Record Store Day]

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