Nabe News: October 7

Posted on: October 7th, 2010 at 1:30 pm by

Fare hikes, NYU global domination, and a Sala lawsuit, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!

MTA approved another round of fare hikes, which will take effect December 30.  Among other increases, 30-day Unlimited is rising from $89 to $104 (+17%), and the single ride rate will rise to $2.50 [Cityroom]

A resident living above Sala at 344 Bowery sued the restaurant for damages from excessive noise and lost [EV Grieve]

The Hunger pop-up restaurant series is coming to an undisclosed neighborhood location for three nights only. Seamus Mullen will handle chef duties for the $88 dinners, scheduled for October 21-23 [Gilt City via Grub St]

There’s more greenspace in the Big Apple than one might think.  According to a study by Sustainable Yards, 52,000 acres of land are considered front- and backyards [Observer]

NYU updates its plans for the fourth University Village tower.  Rather than occupy the Morton Williams site, NYU is seeking approval to put the 38-story structure within the landmarked Silver Towers site [Real Deal]

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