Nabe News: July 8
Ray’s reprieve, miniature New York, and Con Edison, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!
A deal has reportedly been struck with the landlord of Ray’s Candy Store whereby Ray is granted a three-year lease with minimal rent increase, in exchange for halting the sale of Belgian fries [The Villager via EV Grieve]
Model-builder Randy Hage constructs intricate miniatures of city storefronts at 1/12 scale [Vanishing NY]
Tennessee Titans QB Chris Simms was busted on West Houston last week for driving under the influence of weed. His pregnant wife was also in the car [The Villager]
Pondering who’s worse, Con Edison or the MTA? [Runnin’ Scared]
Time-lapse video of the East Village, circa 1993 [EV Grieve]
Find out how turn-of-the-century tenement dwellers stayed cool during heat waves [Tenement Museum Blog]