Nabe News: April 6

Posted on: April 6th, 2010 at 1:26 pm by

Hollister nudity, Gentrification Hangover, and possible tenant for Allen & Delancey, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!

In The Gentrification Hangover, Alyssa Katz discusses “how New York could create affordable housing from its empty glass condo buildings and failed takeover projects.” [The American Prospect via Vanishing NY]

High school dropouts in 1960s Manhattan [Bowery Boys]

Now that the weather is warming up, the half-naked door boys are back at Hollister [Racked]

Doyers Street gets more press [Observer]

Restaurant tycoon Michael Huynh has his eyes set on the recently shuttered Allen & Delancey [Eater; Previously]

Brisk sales reported for the new Save Ray’s line of clothing.  Still no thongs purchased [EV Grieve]

The Slipper Room is adding another level to its Orchard Street space.  Once complete, the new club will boast 16-foot ceilings and a mezzanine. Hooray for downtown burlesque [Lo-Down]



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