Nabe News: April 9

Posted on: April 9th, 2010 at 1:34 pm by

Billy’s Antiques calls out Pulino’s, sandwich brouhaha, and crazy machinery, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!

Billy LeRoy of Billy’s Antiques is quite unhappy that Keith McNally hasn’t crossed East Houston to introduce himself yet.  “When you’re a bigwig restaurateur who moves into a neighborhood that has this much history and ghosts, one would think, ‘Hey, let’s get to know the guys across the street.’” [The Villager]

The NYPD is on the prowl for a group of five people wanted in connection with a series of assault on Asian women in the Lower East Side.  According to NY1, a few of the incidents occurred near Baruch Houses and Gompers Houses [NY1]

Canceling your sandwich order at Simone on First Avenue might be cause to call the cops. WTF! [EV Grieve]

The staff of Pulino’s Bar and Pizzeria feel that the corner of Bowery and Houston is too sketchy, so they’ve hired a bouncer to pace around outside.  “To secure the pies.” [NY Barfly via Grub St; Previously]

“Generation O” is back on the streets [Vanishing NY]

The tunnel-boring machine being used to carve out the decades-in-the-making Second Avenue Subway [Second Avenue Sagas]

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