Nabe News: August 4

Posted on: August 4th, 2010 at 1:30 pm by

Meathead Ordinance, Johnny Suede, and more ‘inoteca, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!

Brothers Jason and Joe Denton of ‘inoteca are looking to open another outpost in Williamsburg.  It will be the duo’s third such branded restaurant in the city [Zagat via Eater]

City livery cabs will soon offer ad-supported Wi-Fi.  The service will be installed in 1,000 cabs, and should be ready by fall [NY1]

The Seattle City Council passed the “Meathead Ordinance,” which permits cops to write tickets for fighting and creating noisy neighborhood disturbances.  Would this tactic work on the Lower East Side? [EV Grieve]

Essex is celebrating a decade at the corner of Essex and Rivington with a party on Saturday night. E-mail for reservations [Grub St]

Johnny Suede was filmed in 90s Williamsburg because “the East Village was no longer the East Village I had known. It was now Starbucks, the Gap, and Banana Republic.” [Vanishing NY]

Shirtless shenanigans at the Stuy Town Oval [Lux Living]

1980s ads for Life Cafe and Yaffa Cafe in the East Village Eye [Ephemeral NY]

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