Nabe News: August 3
Drug store war, Park Place mosque, and Cheez Doodles, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!
The Landmarks Preservation Commission voted against protecting 45-47 Park Place, the proposed home of a new mosque. Board member were in favor of the decision 9 to 0. This was one of the final hurdles to accomplishing the goal [Cityroom]
An early roundup of eater experiences at the recently opened Xiao Ye on Orchard Street [Eater]
The NYPD is after a man suspect of sexually assaulting an 8 year-old on Forsyth Street in Chinatown last week [NY1]
Duane Reade and its owner Walgreens are duking it out in Union Square [EV Grieve]
Crystal clear images of subway tunnels in 1904 before regular service began [Bowery Boys]
The inventor of the Cheez Doodle, Morrie Yohai, died last week at the age of 90 [Fork in the Road]