Nabe News: July 10

Posted on: July 10th, 2009 at 12:42 pm by

Brace yourself for Manhattanhenge this weekend. At precisely 8:25 pm on Saturday and Sunday, New Yorkers can witness the sun setting in perfect alignment with the east/west street grid. Head over to 14th, 23rd, 34th, 42nd or 57th Streets for a view [NewYorkology via Blah Blog Blah]

Man of Steel and Dark Knight impersonators were arrested in Times Square yesterday. Officers tried to charge the two men -Maksim Katsnelson (Superman) and Frank Frisoli (Batman) – with “performing in costume in public without a license.” Now that’s street justice! [Gothamist]

Mark H. Miller, founder and director of Ephemera Press, recently posted the Punk Art catalog at his site 98Bowery. It is a sprawling historical account with plenty of photos, and is definitely worth your time! [98Bowery via EV Grieve]

Albert & Sons butcher shop on the Upper East Side “suddenly vanished without any warning.” [Vanishing NY]

Longtime Village resident Stephen Maniloff claims the benches in Washington Square Park are “intentionally uncomfortable so people don’t linger” [Curbed]

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