Nabe News: July 8

Posted on: July 8th, 2010 at 1:38 pm by

Ray’s reprieve, miniature New York, and Con Edison, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!

A deal has reportedly been struck with the landlord of Ray’s Candy Store whereby Ray is granted a three-year lease with minimal rent increase, in exchange for halting the sale of Belgian fries [The Villager via EV Grieve]

Model-builder Randy Hage constructs intricate miniatures of city storefronts at 1/12 scale [Vanishing NY]

Tennessee Titans QB Chris Simms was busted on West Houston last week for driving under the influence of weed.  His pregnant wife was also in the car [The Villager]

Pondering who’s worse, Con Edison or the MTA? [Runnin’ Scared]

Time-lapse video of the East Village, circa 1993 [EV Grieve]

Find out how turn-of-the-century tenement dwellers stayed cool during heat waves [Tenement Museum Blog]

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