Nabe News: April 1

Posted on: April 1st, 2010 at 1:36 pm by

Sunburnt on the UWS, SVA battles Baruch, and the graffiti wall, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup. And we ain’t April foolin’ neither!

The NYPD has three men in custody for involvement in the recent fatal subway knifings.  One of whom reportedly implicated himself in the incident [Cityroom]

A few weeks back, we reported that Baruch College would be sharing the Ludlow Residence with the SVA.  Now students are fighting to retain control of their dorms [Curbed; Previously]

An interview with “East Fifth Bliss” author, and onetime East Villager, Douglas Light.  His story is being adapted into an independent film by Michael Knowles, starring Michael C. Hall [EV Grieve]

Jeremiah has everything you ever wanted to know about the “graffiti wall” at the corner of Bowery and Houston [Vanishing NY]

The folks behind Sunburnt Cow and Bondi Road are now reportedly opening an Upper West Side outpost.  It will be called Sunburnt Calf [NY Press]

History of the city subway in maps [Second Avenue Sagas]

A new median will be constructed on the Bowery, between Canal and Division Streets.  The new divider will boast trees and increased pedestrian safety.  Construction begins later this month [The Villager]



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