Nabe News: October 14

Posted on: October 14th, 2010 at 1:23 pm by

Bayard’s Mount, high-brow bedbugs, and UFO sightings, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!

Narcissism reaches new levels with the “New York Loves Me” ad campaign and tee-shirt blitz [The Grumbler]

Speculation continues about the expansion of the Freeman’s empire into Brooklyn [Eater]

UFO sighting over Chelsea, but likely just a bunch of runaway balloons [EV Grieve]

Bedbugs love entertainment.  First it’s movie theaters, and now Lincoln Center! [Gothamist]

More on the proposed dorm-slash hotel tower that NYU is planning for the landmakred Silver Towers site [Runnin’ Scared]

A pretty sweet “don’t block the box” traffic sign uncovered at the 103 Orchard Street job site.  Gridlock Busters [Tenement Museum Blog; Previously]

Over two centuries ago, Bayard’s Mount was one of the highest points in Manhattan.  It sat near the corner of today’s Grand and Mott Streets, and housed a colonial fort during the Revolutionary period [Bowery Boys]

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