Nabe News: August 27

Posted on: August 27th, 2010 at 1:26 pm by

Stay Puft marshmallows, Tompkins Square Park bandshell, and Mosaic Man, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!

The lower Fifth Avenue abode of artist Melinda Hackett has a pretty sweet treehouse out back.  The structure was built in 2006, and her three daughters allegedly use it as their clubhouse [Wall Street Journal via Curbed]

Throwing support behind constructing a new bandshell in Tompkins Square Park.  The city demolished the last structure in 1991, and the park has been without ever since [EV Grieve]

Over two decades after Ghostbusters was released in theaters, we can finally purchase Stay Puft marshmallows.  One box costs $20 [Fork in the Road]

East Village firefighters stop to allow children inside their fire engine [Runnin’ Scared]

Developer Benjamin Shaoul is in trouble with the DOB again regarding building heights in the East Village [Real Deal]

Jim “Mosaic Man” Power hopes to decorate the light pole outside the old CBGB with names of the bands that once frequented the joint [The Villager]



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