Nabe News: April 8
The Clash Shoe, city vs artists, and the Meatball Shop, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!
Parks Department is getting tough with artists-slash-vendors. Again. There are new proposals afoot, intended to keep “expressive material vendors” out of four city parks – Central Park, Union Square, Highline, Battery Park [Curbed]
Graceland deli in the East Village might be forced out due to rents [EV Grieve]
Scoffing at the Clash Shoe [Flaming Pablum]
Eater profiles the co-owner of the Meatball Shop, Michael Chernow. He admits that waiting time on a Saturday night is easily two-and-a-half hours [Eater]
Scouting the old GE Building at 570 Lexington [Scouting NY]
Lower Eastside Girls Club receives $250,000 for its new Avenue D facility [The Villager]