Nabe News: November 12

Posted on: November 12th, 2010 at 1:57 pm by

At 100 years of age, Congregation Anshei Meseritz synagogue is fighting against landmark status. What’s left of the board and its members are lobbying to build two stories of condos atop the historic building. Rabbi Ackerman says, “We have the air rights and this would guarantee a steady monthly income for the synagogue for years to come.” [The Villager]

Controversy brewing over a 60-foot-tall willow tree in the East Village. Condo owners want to remove the plantlife from their backyard at 613-617 East Eleventh Street, while older neighbors oppose the action [EV Grieve]

1973 Sesame Street music spot resembles Television’s “Prove It.” What do you think? [Patell & Waterman]

Scoopy spots the much-talked-about East Village Lambo near Villager headquarters on Sixth Avenue [The Villager; EV Grieve]

Apparently, chef Eddie Huang’s Four Loko Thursdays was quite a success.  He wrote in to Eater saying they drained their supply by 11 pm and had to hit up the local bodegas for more [Eater; Previously]

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