Nabe News: April 8

Posted on: April 8th, 2010 at 1:41 pm by

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]

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