Nabe News: October 6

Posted on: October 6th, 2010 at 1:36 pm by

Music goes banking, River Ridge rentals, and St. Mark’s Place, all in today’s neighborhood news roundup!

The former Circuit City/Virgin Megastore property in Union Square is transforming into a Citibank in 57 days.  Countdown clock included on plywood [EV Grieve]

River Ridge Condos, the development at the foot of the Williamsburg Bridge, is going rental [Curbed; Previously]

St. Mark’s Place in 1967 [Flaming Pablum]

…and on the St. Mark’s of today, a fight recently broke out near the market between Second and Third Avenues [NYC the Blog]

City dwellers are eating out less than they did pre-recession [Crain’s]

Is the MTA finally listening to its riders? [Second Avenue Sagas]

The Bowery Alliance of Neighbors is not happy with the recent East Village rezoning on Third Avenue.  The organization found an ally in Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver to push for height limits on the east side of the Bowery. Response from the Department of City Planning is lukewarm at best [Observer]

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