East Village Landmarking Debate, Shuang Wen Outrage, Usher Eyes LES Pad

  • CB3’s landmarks subcommittee backs sweeping East Village historic protection plan, amid fierce opposition from church groups (EVL).
  • Shuang Wen parents step up their war against the Department of Education (Post).
  • Check out the Allen Street apartment Usher might be renting for $25,000/month (Daily News).
  • During an appearance at P.S. 20 on Essex Street, Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott defends the DOE’s decision to cut the number of locations in which free meals are served (NY1).
  • Jewish life in New York: times are (still) changing (Jewish Week).
  • A taste of the Tenement Museum’s new food-centric walking tour (The Forward).
  • Fu Sushi’s health department saga continues (EV Grieve).