Nabe News: August 31

Posted on: August 31st, 2010 at 1:30 pm by

Pigeon flying, Barry McGee graffiti shenanigans, and Community Board 3 agenda, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!

The Community Board 3 SLA agenda is up for September.  One standout includes Japanese steakhouse chain Ichiran, which is eying the recently-shuttered Fat Hippo at 71 Clinton Street [Eater; Previously]

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]



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