Nabe News: May 7

Posted on: May 7th, 2010 at 2:02 pm by

Fairey in trouble, time travel, and the crazy landlord, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!

It took three weeks of piecing together the clues, but investigators now blame a faulty electrical box for the seven-alarm fire that ravaged 283 Grand Street [WCBS; Previously]

The International Playground pop-up shop which first debuted on Orchard Street last December is now a permanent entity.  Its new digs are at 13 Stanton Street [Racked]

The so-called “crazy landlord” cleans up the corner of Second Avenue and Third Street, which will soon become the Belgian Ale House [EV Grieve]

Jim Joe continues his markup of the entire Lower East Side.  No surface is safe [NYC the Blog]

An interview with Giuseppe Gonzalez of newcomer Painkiller on Essex Street [Fork in the Road]

The ultimate heavy metal typeface has arrived [dafont via Flaming Pablum]

City officials consider Shepard Fairey’s mural at the corner of Bowery and East Houston as illegal advertecture. An advertisement for his show at Deitch Projects. The Environmental Control Board will decide the fate of the mural next month [Gothamist]

British cosmologist Stephen Hawking has three “realistic” ideas on the future of time travel.  Think McFly, think! [MSNBC]

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