Lower East Side Links

–The coronavirus effect: Even though rising numbers of New Yorkers are going hungry,  the lines at the Bowery Mission were shorter than normal on Thanksgiving Day. [New York Post]

–P.S. 188 on the Lower East Side serves a large homeless population, but with in-person learning suspended, it’s almost impossible for school staff to deliver services and support to the kids who need them the most. [Today Show]

–The storied Lower East Side bar Max Fish has closed at 120 Orchard St., but promises a return once a new space is located. [Brooklyn Vegan]

–Someone broke into B & H Dairy and stole the cash drawer. It’s the last thing the 82-year-old beloved restaurant needed right now. [EV Grieve]

–If you’ve been watching the fourth season of The Crown, you may have noticed a very brief scene depicting Princess Diana’s 1989 visit to the Lower East Side. Here’s a detailed account of that happening from Verona Middleton-Jeter, a former leader at Henry Street Settlement. [Curbed]

–Looking back on New York City’s “bagel famines.” [Untapped New York]