Morning Reads: LES Architecture, EV Tenants Protest, Newcomer No Fun

  • The design of the Sperone Westwater gallery at 275 Bowery has garnered a prestigious award. (NY Observer)
  • Speaking of architecture, the Lower East Side Art & Architecture Fest is coming up Oct. 30. (LES Jewish Conservancy)
  • Landlord Ben Shaoul’s tenants at 515 E. Fifth St. stage a protest this morning against illegal additions on their building, the latest episode in an ongoing drama. (EV Grieve)
  • Jay Weilminster, rocker and co-owner of  No Fun, a new bar on Ludlow Street, says the LES hasn’t lost its soul. Also, he recommends the sliders. (Village Voice)