Nabe News: June 25

Posted on: June 25th, 2009 at 1:53 pm by

Stuy Town is turning into a police state. According to a new “rule,” photography is not allowed in the complex [Lux Living]

An image of Beauty Bar’s former life as a salon surfaces [Vanishing NY]

NYU is retreating from its two floors at 38-50 Cooper Square. The university-cum-real estate behemoth maintained a presence there for 23 years [Curbed]

Munchies at 179 Essex Street has been closed for the better part of a week for “unforseen maintenance.” That doesn’t sound like good news [Grub St]

Check out the exhibit at the Bullet Space artists’ collective and gallery at 292 Third Street. It runs through Sunday and is open from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. [EV Grieve]

“Coffee saloons” thrived on the Lower East Side at the turn of last century. “These cafes–totalling close to 300–offered places to discuss socialism, play chess, critique the theater, and listen to music. What united them was their elevation of tea as the social drink.” Now we must contend with Starbucks [Tenement Museum Blog]

Farrah Fawcett passed away this morning after a longtime battle with anal cancer. She was 62. RIP [AP]

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