Nabe News: January 10

Posted on: January 10th, 2011 at 1:33 pm by

In an article today, Crain’s proclaims the death of the trendy fro-yo phenomenon in Manhattan. They cite Red Mango as being the hardest hit, but that’s not stopping a new location from opening at 145 Allen [Crain’s via Eater; Previously]

Revisiting the two-day Dead Rabbits Riot, which transpired on July 4, 1857 just off the Bowery [Ephemeral NY]

The ANSWER Coalition is looking to picket the Continental again on Third Avenue.  The organization claims bouncers bias against African-American patrons [EV Grieve]

Checking out the Beekman Tower from a perch on the Lower East Side [GammaBlog]

Abel Ferrara – “You’re not gonna come to Manhattan and start from scratch. It ain’t happening. It was more possible in 1975. I think it was all gone by the early ’90s.” [Vanishing NY]

Galaxy Global Eatery closes after fifteen years [Grub St]

No, that’s not an explosion, just another morning Manhattanhenge shot [Gothamist]

Billie Joe Armstrong ditches the band briefly to perform with the Broadway production of American Idiot.  It’s a ploy to aid sagging ticket sales [NY Press]

What won’t happen at Mars Bar if it’s forced into a new building [Slum Goddess]

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