Nabe News: February 19
Stuy Town maxi pads, Shake Shack booted from NoLita, and Superdive, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!
A victory for NoLita! Shake Shack is backing down from its proposal for a Prince Street location. In a statement from company officials, “Unfortunately, we could not solve the problem of building something that both made good business sense and was harmonious with the concerns of immediate neighbors.” [Eater]
Superdive was closed last night with no sign of life inside, leading many to believe the place might be donesky [EV Grieve]
Fighting a war against the so-called strollerphobes [Flaming Pablum]
Earlier this morning, at around 4 a.m., a fire erupted at 82 Greene Street. The four-alarm fire destroyed much of the building. Fortunately, no residents or firefighters were injured in the incident [Gothamist]
1905 snapshot of a Ludlow tenement by Jacob Riis. Of note is the pet dog [Ephemeral NY]
Stuy Towners ditching their used maxi pads in trees [Lux Living]