Nabe News: December 3

Posted on: December 3rd, 2010 at 1:37 pm by

Rumors are swirling that the Soho Grand just purchased the financially-trouble Cooper Square Hotel [Vanishing NY]

Almost two years after news broke that Upright Citizens Brigade was opening in the old Pioneer Theater, work is steadily progressing.  EV Grieve brings word from the UCB people that the venture should be open sometime in 2011. How ambiguous[EV Grieve]

Foreclosure is definitely a possibility for the Trump Soho glass tower.  Street justice arrived a bit too late here [Wall Street Journal via Curbed]

An ice pick-wielding man is robbing women in Stuy Town elevators.  There were reportedly two muggings just yesterday! [Lux Living]

In case you missed the Mr. Lower East Side Pageant at the Bowery Poetry Club, New York Press has a handy recap [NY Press]

Follow Mark Twain’s adventures in New York City [Bowery Boys]

Apparently Wikileaks mastermind Julian Assange is traipsing around downtown Manhattan with a shaved head.  Have you seen him? [Cityroom]

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