Nabe News: February 5
Mars Bar, 32 Clinton, and street noise, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!
32 Clinton, the four-unit luxury development at the corner of Stanton Street, is now half sold. According to broker Kirk Rundhaug, “this area is raw and gritty, and the young creative crowd want that.” [Daily News via Curbed]
A recap of last night’s LES nightlife town hall meeting regarding excessive noise. Apparently, everything was pretty civil during the four-hour discussion. Some community advocates were reportedly calling for a repeal of the smoking ban, since the law pushes more people onto the streets. Lo-down also has more [Eater]
Grieve uncovered a trove of Mars Bar photos from the nineties [EV Grieve]
In the 1890s, nurses in the slums of the Lower East Side would hop from rooftop to rooftop rather than climb tenement stairs. Real superheroes! [Ephemeral NY]
A personal account of Ray’s Candy Store [NYC Taxi Photo]