Nabe News: August 31
Pigeon flying, Barry McGee graffiti shenanigans, and Community Board 3 agenda, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!
As if it couldn’t get much worse, the corner of Sixth Street and Cooper Square, adjacent to the Cooper Square Hotel, is now on the chopping block via Massey Knakal [EV Grieve]
Tracing the revival of bedbugs and how to kill the little suckers. Apparently they are immune to AIDS [Gothamist]
The folks at ArtCollectors were onsite during the Barry McGee mural painting, for the whole night. From the inbox: “It seems like nobody else was around to capture the full night’s events, which ended in a collision, flipped SUV, near arrests, and booty shaking girls on Houston Street.” [ArtCollectors; Previously]
Construction shed was finally removed from the new Italian joint Osteria Morini, former home of the notorious Falls restaurant [NYC the Blog]
Learn about the culture of pigeon flying/racing at Tenement Talks tomorrow night [Tenement Museum Blog]