Nabe News: March 12
Federal Reserve tagged, Ray is the line in the sand, and St. Mark’s hawks, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!
In a piece about the recent battle between Ray’s Candy Store and the changing East Village, The Observer is quick to point out that “local residents feel they have seen every quirk of their neighborhood ironed out and turned into a Chase Bank.” The paper quotes Reverend Billy’s remark that Ray is “a line in the sand.” [Observer via EV Grieve]
Jeremiah reports that P.J. Hanley’s pizza shop is on the precipice of opening in the old Cosmos Parcels space on First Avenue. With a big garden out back, will this become another offender in the downtown noise wars? [Vanishing NY]
The woman fatally struck by a northbound 6 train at the 77th Street station while attempting to retrieve her dropped bag was a resident of Stuy Town. “Rose Mankos lost her life trying to retrieve a nylon LeSportsac bag filled with exercise clothes, toiletries and her cellphone, sources said.” [NY Post]
Hawks flying high above Second Avenue and St. Mark’s Place [GammaBlog]
The Federal Reserve building in the Financial District was recently tagged with the phrase “Audit Me.” [EV Grieve]