–Danny Bowien has closed Mission Cantina on Orchard Street after three years. [Eater]
–A new report paints a scary picture of the impact of rising sea levels in New York City. The Lower East Side is, of course, especially vulnerable. [Curbed]
–The Corner Grocery on Orchard Street lets customers buy Plan B via Seamless. [NYM]
–16 East Village bars will be taking part in SantaCon debauchery tomorrow. No Lower East Side venues on the list, but as we all know from past experience, drunken santas will make their presence felt below East Houston Street. [EV Grieve]
–The Metrograph “might just be the ritziest cinema in New York City.” Now showing: A 20-film retrospective of the career of Hong Kong star Maggie Cheung. [Observer]
–Checking in on The John Lamb, inside the Sago Hotel on Orchard Street: “On a recent Friday evening, the bar was empty except for the barkeep and a pair of friends, who picked at a saucer of bacon-wrapped dates while mulling over the approaching inauguration of Donald Trump.” [New Yorker]
–Corlears Hook Park is hosting a tree decorating party tomorrow.