Nabe News: April 23

Posted on: April 23rd, 2010 at 1:43 pm by

Carriage condos, pink piggies, and horn honking, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!

The onetime carriage factory at 372 Broome Street is being converted into 14 units of residential living [Curbed]

The pink piggies at the corner of Second Avenue and 12th Street are now threatened by an alleged paint job [EV Grieve]

Please, think before you honk the horn [Cityroom]

A man reportedly walked into San Loco and casually stole the tip jar, clearing town with a whopping 75 cents [Vanishing NY]

Alex over at Flaming Pablum just uncovered a trove of old-time NYC photos on Flickr [Flaming Pablum; Flickr]

The coolest building on Lafayette is at the corner of Howard Street [Scouting NY]

The Homer homage on the facade of the Cooper Square Hotel is being erased [Curbed]

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