Lower East Side Links

–This weekend’s closure of Other Music is a sign of the times: “The prevailing trend of our time is, it seems, a disburdening of the past. Things that once appeared immovably vital are now relics to be examined, mourned, and recast as affectations.” [New Yorker]

–Going into exile: The hardcore/punk scene at ABC No Rio will soon fade away, at least temporarily. [Village Voice]

–Parents at the Neighborhood School are really unhappy about the 3-year-long renovation project on East 3rd Street. [EV Grieve]

–Chinatown Ice Cream Factory is the ice cream shop “that defines Chinatown.” [Vice]

–Praise for the Lucky Bee, where the menu is both “quirky and confident.” [Village Voice]