Nabe News: July 6

Posted on: July 6th, 2009 at 1:25 pm by

The second coming of Keith Haring at the corner of Bowery and Houston is being whitewashed to death. Farewell. Again [Curbed]

Saturday night, there was a fire at the Williamsburg headquarters of Rosenwach Water Tank Company, one of the oldest manufacturers of wooden rooftop water towers in America (over a century in business). While a full investigation is currently underway, many feel fireworks are to blame in the incident [Gothamist; Previously]

A new bubble tea spot called ThirsTea will soon open on East Tenth Street. We thought that whole craze ended years ago [EV Grieve]

Another upscale denim boutique, San Francisco’s Self Edge, will open on the Lower East Side later this month [Racked]

The Observer has a nice feature on neighborhood super-activist Doris Diether [Observer]

Free chess lessons in Washington Square Park, Monday through Thursday, 1 pm – 5 pm. The program will be held each week until August 6 [WSP Blog]

Red skies above Red Square on the night of July 4 [Gamma Blog]



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