Nabe News: September 3

Posted on: September 3rd, 2009 at 1:37 pm by

Little Steven Van Zandt of the East Street Band reportedly has his sights on SPURAAccording to The Villager, the musician “was interested in creating a ‘recording-studio complex’ at the location [old Essex Market buildings below Delancey], but then the stock market crashed, and everything got put on hold.”  Bring the music back! [The Villager]

The former Bounce Deuce on Second Avenue will remain a sports establishment.  Well, not quite.  The new tenant is Queens-based Pita Pan.  Quite an odd combination.  Will it blend? [EV Grieve]

A taxi parked near 57th and 3rd exploded earlier today.  Fortunately, no one was hurt.  Is this a sign of the apocalypse?  [Gothamist]

Crediting bloggers for stories is apparently not a policy at the NY Post.  The rag pilfers and “amplifies” the story.  Miss Heather elicited this response, “I won’t discuss at length the policy of not crediting blogs (or anyone else). I’ll just briefly explain that as long as we can independently verify every bit of info, we don’t credit.” [New York Shitty via Vanishing NY]

Fedora on West Fourth recently re-opened after a brief hiatus.  Its owner, Fedora Dorato, underwent back surgery in July.  Jeremiah stopped in to dine [Vanishing NY]

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