Nabe News: September 2

Posted on: September 2nd, 2010 at 1:46 pm by

Faux graffiti, Earl, and subway benches, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!

Eater compiled a list of cursed restaurant spaces around town.  A few East Village spots made the cut, including the old Kiev at 117 Second Avenue [Eater]

A progress report on the status of the new Veselka outpost at Bowery and First Street [EV Grieve]

College kids have once again flooded the downtown environs.  NY Press singles them out with a “how we know you’re from out of town” roundup [NY Press]

Details magazine gets in on the faux graffiti trend [Vanishing NY]

Break out those surfboards, Earl’s on the way to a beach near you [Gothamist]

The MTA is again considering the replacement of its wooden subway benches with stainless steel. Prototypes will roll out in the coming months [amNY via Second Avenue Sagas]

Phase II of the Washington Square Park redesign seems to be mired in non-publicized problems [WSP Blog]

In case you cared, today is “90210 Day”



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