Morning Reads: Another Record Store Shutters, Train Tragedy, Indy Theater Fund

  • Big City Records in the East Village is closing (WNYC).
  • The latest in the Paulaner Brauhaus saga and what it means for the residents formerly living above the future restaurant (The Local EV).
  • Man jumps in front of train at the East Broadway station (Gothamist).
  • Report: U.S. Rep. Nydia Velazquez backs a candidate running against Brooklyn political boss Vito Lopez, who targeted her for defeat in the Democratic Primary earlier this summer (Post).
  • The League of Independent Theater establishes a fund to support New York’s small theaters. It’s an idea that has long been championed by the Lower East Side’s  Living Theatre, which faced eviction earlier this year (Backstage).