Nabe News: April 19

Posted on: April 19th, 2010 at 1:18 pm by

Chewie at Ray’s, the Zipper Man, and Chewbacca, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!

On the zipper man Eddie Feibusch, whose ZipperStop shop operates at 27 Allen Street.  The 86-year-old army vet opened up shop on December 7, 1941 [NY Times]

Check out this unique interactive map of random city sounds.  You can listen to someone say “up, up, up” in Seward Park, or hear someone walking along Forsyth Street [Soundcities via Curbed]

B&H Dairy gains a new canopy, but loses its old-time signage [EV Grieve]

Jeremiah has a recap on the Anarchist Book Fair [Vanishing NY]

Recounting the last days of Sid Vicious [Ephemeral NY]

Chewie took a break from co-piloting the Millennium Falcon to grab some grub at Ray’s [Neither More Nor Less]

President Obama will be speaking about financial reform at Cooper Union on Thursday.  Traffic nightmare is a certainty [Observer]



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