Nabe News: February 28

Posted on: February 28th, 2011 at 1:42 pm by

A pedestrian-friendly redesign isn’t the only item on the agenda for Astor Place.  The stalled thirteen-story glass project by Edward Minskoff has been reactivated.  It will spell the end of the corner Starbucks there [Wall Street Journal via Curbed]

Genius Row” on Washington Square South in Greenwich Village was once home to Stephen Crane, O. Henry, Willa Cather, opera singer Adelina Patti [Ephemeral NY]

Red tailed hawks love feeding in Tompkins Square Park [EV Grieve]

Revisiting the 1984 film Falling in Love, which boasts a scene with Robert De Niro and Meryl Streep inside the Chinatown Fair Arcade [Vanishing NY; Previously]

Porno movie offers clues to West Village of the 1970s [Scouting NY]

Next month is the 100th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire.  PBS is airing a one-hour documentary tonight to commemorate the historic event [Bowery Boys]



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