Nabe News: August 26

Posted on: August 26th, 2010 at 1:51 pm by

Shep gone, Will Forte quits SNL, and Rockaway Beach, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!

Eater has a sneak peek inside the forthcoming Mary Queen of Scots at 115 Allen Street, formerly Allen & Delancey. The venture received approval from Community Board 3 in June, and is expected to open sometime in mid-October [Eater]

Four months after its arrival at the corner of Bowery and East Houston, the Shepard Fairey mural is no more.  Plus, Grieve is also reporting that the replacement will be Barry McGee (aka Twist) [EV Grieve]

Will Forte is through with Saturday Night Live after eight seasons [NY Times via Observer]

Abraço cafe is on vacation from today through Monday, and will reopen on Tuesday (8/31) [Fork in the Road]

The print edition of Heeb Magazine is kaput after nine years in circulation.  Not to worry, though, the publication will continue its snarky life online [NY Press; Heeb]

Man walks from Rockaway Beach, Oregon, to Rockaway Beach, Queens in 152 days.  Our question is, how many times did he listen to the Ramones song along the way? [I’m Just Walkin; Gothamist]



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