An Interesting Story Behind 172 Eldridge

Last modified November 8, 2009 at 3:08 pm

In doing research for the post about the new mosque planned for 172 Eldridge Street, we discovered some interesting history behind the property.  It involves a tugboat called James D. Nichols, rough seas, and plenty of drowning.

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Fire at Pianos this Morning

Last modified August 21, 2009 at 5:18 pm

We just walked past Pianos at 158 Ludlow and learned that the local performance space had a fire earlier this morning.  As we speak, workers are installing new glass panes to replace all the shattered windows, as others sweep and clear out the interior.  The employee managing the situation was understandably reluctant with any formal […]