Nabe News: June 3

Posted on: June 3rd, 2010 at 1:46 pm by

Bowery bowels, Mosaic Man, and Chinatown asthma, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!

After 26 years, Jim Power is threatening to remove his legendary East Village lightpost mosaics [EV Grieve]

A writeup of the Bowery in the Village Voice from 1968.  “The streets of the Bowery are the bowels of America. Sticking out like an infected anus at the end of the island, the Bowery lays a fart in the face of New York. The stench carries for blocks, embarrassing the gentle folk who work downtown.”  Oh, how the tables have turned.  Except it still smells [Runnin’ Scared]

Another look at the refreshed MTA subway map [Second Avenue Sagas]

The Chinese Progressive Association is investigating whether there is a link between the poor downtown air quality and the supposed increase in asthma cases [The Villager]

Tiny’s Giant Sandwich Shop is open today, on time [Fork in the Road; Previously]

Loreley will open its Williamsburg location by June 8 [Eater]

Living on the 6 train with plenty of baggage [NYC the Blog]



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