Nabe News: June 24

Posted on: June 24th, 2010 at 1:52 pm by

Vanilla Ice, faux-hibition, and eminent domain, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!

A study on the storefronts of Avenue A. 51 of the 147 storefronts are bars, or 35% [EV Grieve]

On Blind Barber, the new speakeasy-esque bar on East Tenth Street near Avenue B.  And new word to describe the trend – “faux-hibition.” [Cityroom]

TGI Friday’s now open in Union Square [Eater]

The White Box Gallery on Broome Street has a new exhibition on the art of heroin baggies.  On show are 100 uniquely stamped wax paper bags. It runs through June 29 [Stupefaction]

New York State Court of Appeals has given the go-ahead to Columbia for its planned expansion into Manhattanville.  Eminent domain, here we go again [Curbed]

Vanilla Ice talks about his real estate career [Real Deal]

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