Nabe News: February 16

Posted on: February 16th, 2010 at 1:35 pm by

New Chico mural, alternative ways to die amidst alleged drop in crime, and The Last New Yorker, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!

Chico recently painted a new mural on the gates of the liquor store at the corner of Avenue B and East Houston.  It is a memorial to the longtime owner, “Mom,” who passed away last year. A sale of the property might be in the cards, as the floors above have been vacant for over twenty years! [EV Grieve]

Crime might be down, but the Observer is quick to point out that there are numerous “alternative” ways to die in this city.  Run for the hills [Observer]

How times change – from hamburgers and frankfurters to pizza at the corner of Delancey and Essex [Lost City]

An interview with Harvey Wang, director of The Last New Yorker.  The film is coming to the Quad Cinema on February 19 [Vanishing NY]

Tonight is the Mosaic Man Benefit Extravaganza at Theatre 80 on St. Mark’s Place, 7 – 11 p.m. [Neither More Nor Less]

There’s currently a feud between older and newer members of the Sixth Street Community Synagogue over a recruitment drive [Runnin’ Scared]

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