Nabe News: April 22

Posted on: April 22nd, 2010 at 1:40 pm by

The Eldridge for sale, mega-dorms, and census forms, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!

Matt Levine’s nightspot The Eldridge is now up for sale, though he considers it “not on the market.”  Right [Eater]

The Ninth Street mega-dorm project might be back on track.  Touted as University House at Tompkins Square Park, plans call for a 23-story titan [EV Grieve]

Graffiti writer NAW tagged his name on the new Shepard Fairey mural last night, but was apprehended by security watching the wall.  Security, really? Well, anyway, NAW escaped by wiggling out of his shirt cartoon-style [Animal NY]

Tah-Poozie toy store on Greenwich Avenue kicks the bucket [Vanishing NY]

The MUD truck may or may not return to Astor Place tomorrow [Fork in the Road]

Behold the arrival of the ginormous tunnel-boring machine [Second Avenue Sagas]

The infamous “Bond Street Murder” is the subject of a new novel by Ellen Horan, 31 Bond Street.  She will be speaking at tonight’s Tenement Talks, 6:30 pm [Tenement Museum Blog]

The Lower East Side is beating Battery Park City and the Financial District in the race to return census forms.  57% of LESers have responded so far [Downtown Express]



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