Nabe News: June 9

Posted on: June 9th, 2010 at 1:43 pm by

Nighthawks dilemma, Nolita cupcakes, and East Village fire, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!

Alas, Jeremiah’s arduous research did not reveal one precise location behind Edward Hopper’s famous Nighthawks painting. It was likely an amalgamation – “it came from every possible corner, from bits and pieces of the city, the large and lonely city that Hopper’s art holds for us.” [Vanishing NY]

The corner of Prince and Mott Streets is set to receive a Brooklyn-based cupcakery called The Little Cupcake Bakeshop [Eater]

The Orpheum Theater (STOMP) at 122 Second Avenue was evacuated last night due to a fire.  Broken glass and at least eight fire trucks [EV Grieve]

Peter Cooper Village plagued with same fratty trash fountains as Stuy Town sister [Lux Living]

A tour bus reportedly struck a 50-year-old Hispanic woman at the corner of Clinton and East Broadway yesterday.  She was still alive when the ambulance arrived [Lo-Down]

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