Nabe News: May 14

Posted on: May 14th, 2010 at 1:50 pm by

Crowbar-wielding ATM crooks, gym replaces music, and defining “curated,” all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!

The police are after a crowbar-wielding duo who have looted free-standing ATMs across town.  Surveillance footage show the pair attacking an ATM on Sullivan Street on March 31 [NY Post via Gothamist]

Looks like the old Tower Records space on 4th Street will become an Equinox gym.  The storefront had remained vacant since Tower’s departure in 2006 [Observer]

An aerial view of Cooper Square and downtown from atop the original Cooper Union academic building [EV Grieve]

In this day and age, is “curated” now a code word reserved for those “aesthetically-minded” people? And more a reason to charge more cash for something? [Vanishing NY]

Apparently, the mayor likes to party at Chinatown Brasserie on Lafayette Street.  Last night, Bloomie and company was reportedly out celebrating the retirement of someone in his office [NYC the Blog]

Looking back at four significant episodes in the early history of the NYPD, circa 1800-1915 [Bowery Boys]

Law & Order officially canceled [Gothamist]

McNally fires back at Adam Platt for his one-star review of Pulino’s [Eater; Previously]

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