Nabe News: March 24

Posted on: March 24th, 2011 at 1:30 pm by

Some interesting editorial cartoons which appeared in the wake of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire [Cityroom; Previously]

State Republicans are now chiming into the rent regulation debate, and it’s not pretty [NY Post]

Chicago sandwich chain, Potbelly, will be opening its first NYC outpost in the Financial District.  They signed a fifteen-year lease at 2 Gold Street [Real Deal via Eater]

Mysterious East Village murals explained [EV Grieve]

Happy birthday to Harry Houdini.  The legendary escape artist turns 137.  Hell, he could’ve cheated death [Gothamist]

Chelsea now known as Bloomburg? [Vanishing NY]

More than 10 years later, Irreplaceable Artifacts owner Evan Blum is still fighting the city over the alleged illegal demolition of his building at the corner of Second Avenue and East Houston [The Villager]

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