Nabe News: February 16

Posted on: February 16th, 2011 at 1:02 pm by

Newcomer Octavia’s Porch ramps up efforts to spread its delivery menus across the Lower East Side [EV Grieve]

An ode to the transient pioneers in Stuy Town [Lux Living]

Setting an otherwise miserable midtown commute to song [Flaming Pablum]

From faux pagoda to glassy giant in Chatham Square. Construction nearing completion [NYC the Blog]

A candid interview with subway etiquette dude Jay Shells [Vanishing NY]

Flashback to the Deuce in the 1970s, when a group of performers sent a proposal to Mayor Lindsay outlining a plan to legalize prostitution.  Can you imagine NYC with a red-light district? [Ephemeral NY]

Looking back at 59 1/2 Mulberry – the “Bandit’s Roost” [Patell & Waterman]

The Strokes are returning to play MSG just one day before LCD Soundsystem plays its final show there. Tickets for the April 1 show go on sale Feb 25 [Brooklyn Vegan; Previously]

Soundgarden reportedly working on material for a new record [NME]



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