Nabe News: April 1

Posted on: April 1st, 2011 at 2:00 pm by

How do you feel about sidewalk spitting? Many people know of the city ordinance which prohibits hocking loogies on the sidewalk, but don’t seem to care [Cityroom]

Curbed founder Lockhart Steele ditches his Rivington abode for the South Street Seaport [Real Deal]

Speaking of public conduct, nail clipping on the subway is just unnecessary [Runnin’ Scared]

Smut removed from St. Mark’s.  Say ta ta to Cherries [EV Grieve]

The ten best dumpling houses across the Five Boroughs.  Our favorite, Prosperity, notched number 5 [Fork in the Road]

As if the glut of neighborhood designations wasn’t enough, there are now “hot” Micro-hoods.  Like Lower East Fidi [The Awl]

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