If you stopped by NYC Apple Day yesterday you know fun was had by all (more fun for some than others)! We’ll have more photos from the weekend’s festivities a little later. We’re starting our week on a soggy note. The rain will keep up all day today, into tomorrow. Look for a high of 71.
In the news, two Lower East Side schools are featured in the Wall Street Journal’s story on the increasing popularity of Chinese (Mandarin) language instruction at the grade-school level. The Daily News reports on a new push to coax the city into completing the East River bike path. Following EV Grieve’s report last week about the city’s latest strategy to prevent hooligans from stealing the Joey Ramone Place street sign, the Post follows up.
Tonight, Community Board 3 will hold a second public meeting to discuss changing liquor licensing policies. Speaking of CB3, the owners of Superdive say their landlord has had no luck finding another bar to take over their space, all thanks to “the big bad wolf,” otherwise known as CB3’s SLA Committee.
More restaurant/food news: it appears Lulu & Mooky’s, the liquid nitrogen ice cream shop, has closed. Same goes for Kinski, the short-lived cafe on Rivington Street. It was not a pretty sight at Saturday’s 7th annual dumpling eating contest in Sara D. Roosevelt Park.
The Times profiles Secret City, “a half-irreverent, half-earnest blend of revival meeting and group meditation session,” that has a new home at Dixon Place.
Just Jared has photos from Rihanna’s music video shoot on the LES.