Happening Today: Trolley Terminal Redevelopment, “Bread Givers,” Yaf Sparkle Trunk Show

The abandoned trolley station below Delancey Street. Photo by the Lowline.
The abandoned trolley station below Delancey Street. Photo by the Lowline.
The abandoned trolley station below Delancey Street. Photo by the Lowline.

Some of the things happening on the Lower East Side today:

–This evening, officials with the city’s Economic Development Corp. will appear before Community Board 3’s land use committee to discuss possible development of the Williamsburg Bridge Trolley Terminal site. This is the area envisioned as the Lowline underground park. 6:30 p.m., Seward Park Extension, 56 Essex St.

–At 7:30 p.m., the 7th Precinct Community Council meets at the station house, located at 19 Pitt St. (Delancey Street).

–At 6:30 p.m., “Tenement Talks” at the Tenement Museum returns with a panel discussion around the influential 1925 book, “Bread Givers.” Historian Alice Kessler-Harris, who rediscovered the work in the 1970s, will be part of the conversation about the book’s influence on the immigrant rights and feminist movements. More details here.

–There will be an after-hours tour and Chanukah Party at the Museum at Eldridge Street tonight. Click for details.

–From 5-9 p.m., jeweler Monika Knutsson will be hosting a trunk show at Yaf Sparkle, 158 Orchard St. The creator ‘s “Gilded Lace” collection (worm by Beyonce) will be on display. Champagne will be flowing.

–At 6 p.m., Foley Gallery, 59 Orchard St., hosts an opening reception for Thomas Allen’s “Paint by Numbers.”

–New York’s best burlesque artists stage a fundraiser for Toys for Tots at Casa Mezcal’s Botanic Lab, 85 Orchard St. 8 p.m. More info on our Calendar.

–Alt rock band Marlowe Grey plays Rockwood Music Hall at 10:30 p.m.