Nabe News: December 1

Posted on: December 1st, 2010 at 1:45 pm by

After making tons of headlines promoting Four Loko parties and whatnot, four-month-old Xiao Ye shuttered for good.  Apparently, the SLA raided the joint four times in recent weeks, and sent narcs in to purchase alcohol.  The restaurant wracked up three underage drinking claims [Eater]

Some tenements were named for American presidents [Ephemeral NY]

The new East Houston infrastructure project will create greenstreets near the First Street entrance at Avenue A and the Second Street entrance at Avenue D.  Work is scheduled to last three years.  Or more [EV Grieve; Previously]

The Mr. Lower East Side Pageant is tonight at the Bowery Poetry Club, 10 pm [Lo-Down]

East Village remains a dumping ground for ginormous televisions [Slum Goddess]

Bedbugs score another victory by infesting the Juicy Couture Fifth Avenue flagship store [Wall Street Journal via Real Deal]

Is Cleveland, the so-called “Mistake by the Lake,” becoming a new haven for displaced NYC artists? [Animal NY]

Fifty-five years ago today, Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to white passengers on a segregated Alabama bus.  That explains today’s doodle image on the Google homepage [Google]

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