Shooting on Stanton Street – UPDATED Wednesday AM

Around 9pm tonight, three people were shot on Stanton Street, not far from the intersection of Attorney Street.  According to Channel 7, one victim was shot in the shoulder, one in the chest and the last in the stomach. They are all expected to survive.  One of the victims is a woman. The other two are men. Police are searching for at least one man who was seen running from the scene.  A Lo-Down tipster said Police officers were looking for the gun in trash cans.  Witnesses said the shooting happened in front of 183 Stanton.

The Lo-Down List: This Week’s Happenings

Main Squeeze Orchestra. They will be playing at the Living Room on Saturday.

Our weekly look at upcoming happenings on the Lower East Side.  If you have a neighborhood event you would like us to post, please email us here.

Tuesday, October 26th

CB3 November Liquor License Applications

Community Board 3 is out with its November agenda — which means we have our first look at restaurants/bars going before the SLA Committee with liquor license applications. The meeting will be held November 15th, 630pm, at the JASA/Green Residence, 200 East 5th Street.

New Applications

  • Iggy’s Pizza LLC, 173 1st Ave (wine/beer)
  • Corp to be Formed, 101 3rd Ave (full bar)
  • Wackywok (Panasia Kitchen Ltd), 129 Ave D (wine/bar)
  • West New Malaysia Restaurant Inc, 14-18 Elizabeth St (wine/beer)
  • Taqueria East Village (Azpeitia Barraza & Rivas Cuellar Inc), 107 1st Ave (full bar)
  • Rivington Parlor LLC, 155 Rivington St (full bar)
  • Amazing 66 Restaurant (Amazing 66 Group Inc), 66 Mott St (wine/beer)
  • Mama Juana Cafe, 107 Norfolk St (full bar)
  • Sabora Mexico Taqueria (Jarlene Corp), 160 1st Ave (wine/beer)

Suspect Arrested in Stabbing Death, the Benefit Dinner Circuit, Sexed Up Sushi

  • Police have charged 25-year old Jairo Pastoressa with 2nd degree murder in connection with yesterday’s fatal stabbing on East 7th Street (DNA Info).
  • NYPD sets up mobile command center on Avenue A as concern grows about crime in the neighborhood (EV Grieve).
  • Restaurant owners start new trade group (WSJ).
  • Sushi Uo breaks away from “the clutches of diva sushi chefs” to embrace “erotic rope bondage.” This creative press release lands the one year-old restaurant on “DeathWatch.” (Eater)

Good Morning!

Mostly cloudy today with a high of 72. Tonight Community Board 3 decides whether to finally support a developer’s bid to restart a stalled project at 183 East Broadway. Also, the Landmarks Preservation Commission looks at protecting the Henry Street Settlement’s historic theater. Coming up we’ll have this week’s Lo-down List, your guide to the best events on the LES.