Wild plaid numbers at Miss Hoe.

Shop Talk: Soho Sample Sale, Fall Street Fairs, Vic’s Secret and More

Here’s Lo-Down contributor Jessica Delfino’s weekly roundup of Lower East Side shops, sales and new collections to keep your eye on.

Wild plaid numbers …

530 Grand Street

Sponsored Post: Halstead Property Apartment of the Week


Large 2BR with windowed eat-in kitchen, 8’7″ beamed ceilings (approx), and cross patterned parquet wood floors …

M'Finda Kalunga Community Garden.

Fun & Games in Lower East Side Parks Saturday & Sunday

Morning Reads: Tenant Blacklists, Penny Arcade at Joe’s Pub, Haunted House Tour

Tenant advocates are increasingly concerned about “blacklists” property owners are purchasing that detail people with cases in housing court (NYT).

A court rules that a man tied to a fatal shooting on the Lower East Side did not understand his Miranda rights (NY Law Journal).

Checking in on this year’s scariest haunted houses, including Blackout and Nightmare New York on the LES (Gothamist).

Penny Arcade’s new show, opening Sunday at Joe’s Pub, is “primarily a meditation on gentrification as a process that affects the individual creative mind as much as the civic landscape.” (NYT)

Video: Jake Dell of Katz’s Deli says he doesn’t “just hire any schmuck off the street” to be a pastrami cutter (WNYC/YouTube).

Good Morning!

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Partly cloudy today with a high of 72. Mostly sunny tomorrow and 69. On Sunday, sunny with a high of 53.

The Greek bruffin, part of the international collection of hybrid pastries at Bruffin Cafe, which opened yesterday on Delancey Street. Photo via Facebook

Now Open: Bruffin Cafe at 85 Delancey St.

Bruffins have arrived on the Lower East Side. …

Lowline rendering by James Ramsey.

Op/Ed: Is the Lowline a “Community-Driven Park” or a Trojan Horse?

102 Norfolk St.

Local Elected Officials Take on Samy Mahfar Over 102 Norfolk Renovation Issues

Seoul Chicken is all wings all the time on Clinton Street.

LES Bites: Wing Craze, Dirty French Panned, Chin Chin is Coming

Wings are booming, pumpkin beer is flowing and The New Yorker hates Dirty French. Catch up on the LES restaurant and bar news. …

Morning Reads: Airbnb Battle, Post Swoons at LES Real Estate, Gavin Brown’s New Space

The state Attorney General says three-quarters of Airbnb listings are illegal (NYT).

Luxury real estate developments on the Lower Side are making the Post “swoon.” (Post)

The great “poor door” debate comes to the LES (Curbed).

Taxpayers are on the hook for at least $700,000 in legal fees — paid to law firms defending Sheldon Silver and the state Assembly against lawsuits from Vito Lopez’s accusers (Daily News).

Graffiti artist Davide Perre of TATS CRU was arrested for allegedly hitting a guy in the face with a beer mug at a bar on East 5th Street (Post).

Gallery Watch: Gavin Brown is opening a new location on Grand Street (Art News).

All about the “love locks” attached to the Brooklyn Bridge (NYT).

Good Morning!

Early Morning Near Grand Street NYC by H. Spencer Young

Keep your umbrella with you. The rain will continue on and off this morning but should give way to cloudy skies this afternoon. Look for a mid-October high around 70F. Have a great day!

Google image. Canal Street at Elizabeth Street.

Followup: Chin Calls on NYPD to File Charges Against Driver in Fatal Crash

Morning Reads: Success Charter Outrage, Chinatown Bus Shootout, NYU Expansion Ruling

Elected officials criticize the SUNY Board for approving a plan from Success Academy charter school to relocate to the Lower East Side or Upper West Side (Daily News).

An appeals court approves NYU’s expansion, reversing a lower court’s ruling (NYT).

A state trooper in Connecticut shot and killed a man who stabbed two people aboard a casino bus from Chinatown (Channel 2).

The woman who was killed on Canal Street yesterday was the 220th traffic fatality in New York this year (WNYC).

Ethel Rosenberg’s brother, David Greenglass, died in July. The former Army sergeant helped send Ethel and Julius Rosenberg to the electric chair (NYT).

Crunching the numbers: New York’s late night neighborhoods (Gothamist).

Hanging out with Julian Casablancas on the Lower East Side (Rolling Stone).

Someone’s in love with LES boutique Reformation (Post).


Image via Siempre Verde Community Garden Facebook page.

CB3’s Land Use Committee Backs Siempre Verde Garden Against Development Plan

Good Morning!

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Mostly cloudy today with showers moving in this afternoon and a high of 74.