Nabe News: October 12

Posted on: October 12th, 2010 at 1:32 pm by

Hollister, Hotel Toshi, and Bowery merchandising, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!

Hotel Toshi creates more questionably-legal, short-term apartments at 325 East Tenth Street

Half-naked Hollister doormen finally put away the swim trunks for jeans and plaid. Did they check for bedbugs? [Racked]

Tracing the four-year-old history of the Bowery brand and its ubiquitous merchandising [Vanishing NY]

Video of last night’s thunderstorms from an East Houston vantage point [GammaBlog]

P.S. 184 on the Lower East Side teaches some classes in a bi-lingual setting, English and Mandarin.  It’s the first in the country to do so.  However, NY1 just uncovered that students are now being forced to pay $1,000 for each of these classes. Most likely illegal [NY1]

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