Nabe News: July 16
Victoria’s Secret is bedbugs, SLA recap, and East Village real estate, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!
Bedbugs are bringing New York City to its knees. First Abercrombie, now Victoria’s Secret. Insert “bugs in lingerie” joke here [Gothamist]
Last night was the SLA licensing meeting for Community Board 3. Eater and Lo-Down were there. The former Amato Opera on the Bowery is being transformed by the folks behind V Bar; a place called Goat’s Town will offer some entrees at $75 ; International Bar is taking over Lily Coogans; and the forthcoming noodle joint at 121 Ludlow was denied [Eater, Lo-Down; Previously]
Looking back twenty years (1990), when Tuli Kupferberg spoke at the Fourth Annual Squatters’ May Day in Tompkins Square Park [EV Grieve]
Vintage finds in the East Village Eye, circa 1983 [Ephemeral NY]
Apparently, the East Village is at the bottom of the real estate barrel [Vanishing NY]
Seventeen-year-old Frances Bean Cobain has her first art exhibit in Los Angeles [NY Press]