Nabe News: June 1

Posted on: June 1st, 2010 at 1:34 pm by

Irving Plaza reinstated, 315 Bowery, and Extra Place tenants, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!

Three years ago, Live Nation changed the name of Irving Plaza to Filmore New York.  The name never sat well with fans, who always referred to the venue as Irving Plaza. Well, the old name has been reinstated [NY Press]

A high-end furniture shop just moved into Extra Place.  There are now three businesses operating in the alley, with five vacant storefronts. Is the ghost of The Ramones keeping them away? [EV Grieve]

Speaking of CBGB, 315 Bowery was allegedly home to a pet shop in the 1860s.  At least for a short time [Bowery Boys]

At one point in time, Williamsburg was its own city.  It was founded in 1827, but was annexed three decades later thanks to financial woes [Ephemeral NY]

Tompkins Square Park punk show [Slum Goddess]

Picking apart the 3rd/4th Avenue rezoning [Save the Lower East Side]

2 Cooper Square tests the Lower East Side rental market with the most expensive price tags ever.  A three-bedroom goes for $20,000 per month! [Curbed]

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