Nabe News: July 19

Posted on: July 19th, 2010 at 1:26 pm by

Bagels, blog mafia, and Baruch Singer, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!

Capital reopens the debate on the new NYU blog for the East Village.  It’s big purple vs. the blog mafia [Capital]

The forthcoming Tompkins Square Bagels is “bringing the bagel back to the East Village.”  It will open at 165 Avenue A, the former Monk Thrift shop [EV Grieve]

On July 19, 1967, the first air conditioned subway train is rolled into service.  Lucky recipient was the F train [NY1]

Vanishing NY celebrates three years on the world wide web with the launch of a new site – The Grumbler [Vanishing NY; The Grumbler]

Controversial landlord Baruch Singer sold the long dormant lot at 86 Canal Street. Singer originally purchased the property in 2007, and razed the five-story building in favor of 79,000 square-foot apartment building. He lost $4 million overall on the transaction [Real Deal]

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