Nabe News: March 9

Posted on: March 9th, 2010 at 1:57 pm by

Power button condoms, Ess-a-Pickle named, and Mercury Lounge building sold, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!

The building that houses the Mercury Lounge, 217 East Houston, just sold for $5.275 million. Music fans, worry not, the club’s lease allegedly runs until 2018 [Curbed]

Piecing together the possible whereabouts of DJ Lenny M.  The corner of Third Avenue and St. Mark’s Place, onetime location of his booth, has been quiet for quite awhile [EV Grieve]

A winner – Luis Acosta of Kew Gardens – was recently chosen for the Health Department’s NYC condom design contest [Gothamist]

Filling city spaces with colorful collections of LEGO bricks [Vanishing NY]

Once Guss’ Pickles makes the final trek to Borough Park, they will forever be called Ess-a-Pickle [DNAinfo; Previously]

Repair work at Ray’s, and a quick recap of last night’s benefit [Neither More Nor Less]



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