Nabe News: July 13

Posted on: July 13th, 2010 at 1:29 pm by

Tires to trend, the Paranoid Scribbler, and neon bar signs, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!

Pay your final respects to Downtown Auto & Tire at 348 Bowery.  The parcel of land is for sale, and already has interest from Segafredo, “the only global café with Italian credibility.” And there’s already a liquor license application with Community Board 2 [EV Grieve]

Thanks to a two-alarm fire yesterday at 628 Broadway, Urban Outfitters is temporarily closed for cleanup. A sign says it should reopen soon [Racked]

Some classic neon bar signs [Ephemeral NY]

An organic graffiti wall continues to unfold on Tenth Street.  The “Paranoid Scribbler” has been at work with plenty to say [Vanishing NY]

Behold, the new limited “unlimited” MetroCard, and at a higher price to straphangers [Second Avenue Sagas]

Remember the short-lived St. Mark’s automat, BAMN? [The Gog Log]

On this day in 1863, the Civil War draft riots began across the city [NY1]



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