Nabe News: July 15
Sex in WD-50, Ray’s lease renewal, and the new Faux-dora, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!
Congratulations to Ray for renewing his lease for another three years! [EV Grieve]
Avast! A thirty-foot ship dating back to the 18th century was uncovered at the World Trade Center site. Excavation revealed the wood-hulled vessel more than twenty feet below street level [Cityroom]
General Growth Properties, which owns the Seaport mall, is partially blaming social media for the Drake concert disaster last month [Downtown Express]
Jeremiah on the new Fedora: “More and more, beloved icons of the city are getting their guts ripped out for revamping, given over to the wealthy, made exclusive, though the husks are kept intact for the cultural cachet they bring to the new owners, who pride themselves on their dedication to preservation, and receive praise for saving the old holes in the wall from turning into banks.” [Vanishing NY]
The LES BID and Chinatown BID make nice on boundaries [Lo-Down]
The Villager pays tribute to Tuli Kupferberg, poet and co-founder of the Fugs [The Villager]