Nabe News: February 2

Posted on: February 2nd, 2011 at 1:32 pm by

An early morning fire broke out in the 77 Columbia Street high-rise. A blaze tore through a 10th floor apartment, injuring thirteen people. 78 firefighters battled for 45 minutes to extinguish the fire [NY Post]

The work of the late Nelson Sullivan, who captured a fish-eye view of the eighties East Village [EV Grieve]

This is really cool! Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock (Super Size Me) created a new website called No Ad, which beckons users to remove every inch of advertising from Times Square. Frame by frame using image editing software. From the look of it, the crowdsourcing effort is nearly complete [No Ad via Curbed]

Class warfare, and the fight for the future of Little Italy [Vanishing NY]

Not really news, but the F train blows [Gothamist]

Indian death metal band uses an apocalyptic NYC scene [This Ain’t the Summer of Love]

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