Nabe News: February 4

Posted on: February 4th, 2011 at 1:45 pm by

Checking out the new pop-up eatery concept by chef John Fraser, What Happens When [Eater]

In a post-Civil War New York, a then-new pastime arose in downtown dives. Rat baiting, a death match in which dogs fought rats to the amusement of gamblers [Ephemeral NY]

This is what Nolita stands for now – Never Oppress Little Italy Tenants Again [Vanishing NY]

Cheap Chinatown hot dog stand, Jumbo Hot Dog, closes shop [Grub St]

Albany putting the squeeze on discount bus operators, specifically those located in Chinatown [NY Times]

Get ready for the new Astor Place/Cooper Square, the way Bloomberg wants it.  Community Board 3 approved the plan on condition that certain seating is removed from the proposed “Village Square” [The Villager; Previously]

Grieve gives the new Two Boots CBGB slice two thumbs up [EV Grieve]

A profile on the Lot-Less discount chain, which has a location at 80 Clinton Street [NY Times]

Beavis & Butthead will return to MTV this summer [MTV]

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