Nabe News: Decmeber 7

Posted on: December 7th, 2010 at 1:35 pm by

So Jeremiah’s reports last week were correct.  Gothamist confirms that the folks behind Soho Grand/Tribeca Grand have purchased the Cooper Square Hotel.  The deal is not yet complete [Gothamist; Vanishing NY]

How would you feel if, one morning, you awoke to see Shake Shack in Tompkins Square Park [EV Grieve]

Looking back on John and Yoko’s appetite for square-footage inside the Dakota [NY Times via Curbed]

The Bowery is losing its soul.  Motorino owners were approved last night for a full liquor license for their steakhouse concept at 241 Bowery.  The Sunshine Hotel flophouse sits atop the space [Eater; Previously]

Also last night, Bunny Chow, which was up for sale last year, couldn’t last at 74 Orchard.  The South African eatery was successful in transferring their license to a new burger joint [Eater; Previously]

Five Columbia University students were arrested for operating in an apparent drug ring.  One member was actually on student council.  Go figure.  The ring supplied drugs to fraternities and residence halls [Cityroom]

Alex recounts his memory of John’s murder [Flaming Pablum]

From Ice Cream Connection to Dojo [Vanishing NY]

Two-thirds of the Bouwerie Lane Theater condo is sold out.  All that remains is the $14.5 million penthouse [Observer via Real Deal]

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