Nabe News: August 10

Posted on: August 10th, 2010 at 1:37 pm by

Sharks, 70s LES, and Times Square miniatures, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!

Community Board 3 is re-evaluating its “existing policies and procedures guiding the Board’s approvals/denials of all types of liquor licenses.” They are asking residents to stop by the upcoming policy meeting on August 19 [EV Grieve]

New York City’s Vendy finalists were just announced.  The sixth annual awards ceremony will be held on Governors Island on September 25 [Eater]

Inside Magic Cube, a smallish new ice cream shop at 302-306 Grand Street. The tiny counter is situated in Sunny Fashion Trading [Grub St]

Sharks reportedly spotted in the Fort Tilden area of Queens [Gothamist]

Vivien Goldman on Richard Hell and 1977 Lower East Side: “Right now, it’s still funky in the fullest sense of the word – mean, dirty and low down, just the kind of area your mother wouldn’t let you play in.” [Patell and Waterman]

Intricate miniatures of Times Square, down to the very last “Lilliputian butt-plug and dildo in their packaging.” [Vanishing NY]



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