Nabe News: December 15

Posted on: December 15th, 2010 at 1:36 pm by

Billy Leroy is still trying to retrieve the subway signs that rightfully belong to him.  The Times has a lengthy piece today regarding the ongoing saga at Bowery and Elizabeth.  The article claims that Billy’s Antiques is in Greenwich Village…? [NY Times via Curbed; Previously]

SBS passengers who missed the bus got pissed at the driver yesterday for not waiting.  Solution?  Stand in front of the bus to protest [EV Grieve]

Thanks to a burst water pipe, Otarian on Bleecker Street is closed.  It had been open for just under one year, but word on the street seems to be that they won’t be returning [Eater; Previously]

Would you buy a bag of Star Wars-branded coffee – the Dark Side Roast? [Grub St]

The life and death of the New York Aquarium [Vanishing NY]

CBGB steals much of the local seventies rock spotlight, but don’t forget about Club 82 [Patell & Waterman]

From Zoltar to Pepsi – Josh Baskin, err Tom Hanks, would be upset [Scouting NY]



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