Lower East Side Links

–After moving from Ludlow Street to Brooklyn last year, the influential music club, The Living Room, is shutting its doors, the Times reports.

A new report says NYCHA’s system for dealing with violent criminals and drug dealers is broken.

–The East Village Independent Merchants Association is hosting a holiday shopping night tonight, notes EV Grieve.

–Some members are becoming irked by Soho House’s new youth movement, says Page Six. “The club’s looking to regain some swagger with a plan for a new outpost on the Lower East Side.”

Details talks with graffiti artist Lee Quinones.

The Observer appreciates the subtle, creative menu at Lowlife, the new restaurant on Stanton Street.