Nabe News: July 30

Posted on: July 30th, 2008 at 11:55 am by

Jeramiah takes a walk down the Bowery, exposing new vanishings and the old guard alike [JVNY]

Even if you’re sick of it, more in-depth local coverage on the 20th anniversary of Tompkins Square Park riots [AMNY]

The owner of EV battleground Met Foods, Mike Schumacher, expects a settlement with NYU early next week. Support the cause [Save the LES]

NYC parks receive low rating in survey conducted by New Yorkers for Parks [link]. These results are worse than the last survey conducted in 2006. See for yourself [NYT]

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