Nabe News: November 8

Posted on: November 8th, 2010 at 1:44 pm by

Yesterday, Villagers rallied against the NYU proposal for a new 400-foot building in the landmarked Silver Towers complex [Curbed]

The LES BID wants off-duty cops to patrol the neighborhood on a so-called “booze beat.”  They would walk the streets Thursday through Sunday, roping in those exhibiting excessive public drunkenness [NY Post]

A now-and-then look at Avenue A [EV Grieve]

The Minetta Lane and Minetta Street of Prohibition days.  At a time of segregation, it was a place where blacks and whites mingled in clubs [Ephemeral NY]

Last call at Ruby’s [Grub St]

A cool new documentary is in the works which chronicles the life and death of city dive bars [Vanishing NY]

Happy birthday to Scouting NY!  The site turns 2 today [Scouting NY]



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