Nabe News: January 17

Posted on: January 17th, 2011 at 3:07 pm by

Author Helene Stapinski wrote an op-ed piece about Max Fish in the Times.  “New York has a habit of devouring its young, leaving the bones in the unswept street and moving on.” [NY Times; Previously]

The Asian/Mexican fusion concept, Chinito, never got off the ground. Eater brings word that Michael Huynh is starting over with Andy ‘n’ Bao, a Thai/Vietnamese restaurant [Eater]

Dr. King’s close relationship with New York City [Cityroom]

Mercadito Cantina on Avenue B is closing, and one server has an open letter to the community about the joint [EV Grieve]

An uncluttered view of Astor Place [Flaming Pablum]

A 19th century LIRR steam locomotive was reportedly discovered in the Atlantic Avenue Tunnel area.  The 175-year-old piece of machinery is said to be the only one of its kind in the world [Gothamist]



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