Nabe News

Posted on: January 29th, 2009 at 3:14 pm by

Ride the subways enough and you’ll eventually encounter some form of breakdancing. MSNBC reports on the artform’s subterranean comeback. I’m glad they’ve finally noticed. Took long enough [MSNBC]

The “Yunnipocolypse” is real, and it’s happening before our collective eyes. Let’s hope that Jeremiah is right and the city is saved [Vanishing NY]

A rooftop look at East Village glass [Colonnade Row]

Recession specials are popping up everywhere these days [EV Grieve]

Is 2009 the year of the tenant? [Runnin’ Scared]

Everything must go at Etherea. Just too hard to comprehend [Stupefaction]

Classic films depicting the crime-ridden NYC of yesteryear [Gawker]

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  • Ken Mac

    BB, thanks for your comment. Yea, that facade is filthy, but landmarked. Oh yea, I forgot, after they landmark buildings, they sometimes just let collapse…ha!

  • Jeremiah Moss

    thanks BB. not sure the city is saved just yet, but there’s a sprig of hope out there.

  • Bowery Boogie

    a step in the right direction, though.

  • Karate Boogaloo

    Thanks for the link BB!