Nabe News: March 17

Posted on: March 17th, 2011 at 1:22 pm by

Shepard Fairey and the Associated Press settled their case regarding the Obama “Hope” merchandise [Animal NY]

A slide connects two East Village penthouses on Fourteenth Street.  Sounds like something out of Big [EV Grieve]

The dangers and disgust of subletting an apartment on the Lower East Side.  Be careful out there! [Refinery 29 via Runnin’ Scared]

Ikea-esque living quarters in Atlantic Yards? [Curbed]

Lower East Side jazz luminary John Zorn just announced a benefit concert for the victims of the Japan earthquake/tsunami disaster.  The performance will include members of Sonic Youth, Yoko Ono, Sean Lennon, Mike Patton, Marc Ribot and more.  March 27, Columbia University’s Miller Theatre [NY Press]

Beginning March 28, the New York Times will unveil its complex new paywall.  It shouldn’t affect casual readers of their website [Mashable]

Assessing the Nolita cupcake wars [Fork in the Road]

Relive the Canal Street of yore through a miniature model [Vanishing NY]

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