Nabe News: July 29

Posted on: July 29th, 2010 at 1:28 pm by

Barricade benches, before the Avalon, and the 13th Step, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!

Looking at the northwest corner of Second Avenue and First Street, before the Avalon complex was built [The Gog Log]

A painting of Allen Street in 1905 [Ephemeral NY]

Scoopy has a little writeup about Eden & John’s East River String Band [East Villager]

EV Grieve interviews Michael Asch, one of the two senior co-owners of the newish 13th Step [EV Grieve]

Jeremiah Moss sits down with DNAinfo to talk his new Grumbler blog [DNAinfo]

Turning those blue NYPD street barricades into benches in Spanish Harlem [NY Shitty]

Paris-based restaurant chain Dans Le Noir is eying the old Tonic space.  Lower Norfolk Street is now too shi shi for its own good [Lo-Down; Previously]

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