–The Trump administration’s proposed budget would cut $340 million from NYCHA and raise the amount of income tenants must pay towards rent from 30% to 35%. GOLES Executive Director Damaris Reyes says, “There have been many people in the past who have felt the 30% should be lower… For people making minimum wage, it’s crazy that they’re thinking of” raising it to 35%. [Daily News]
–CRG Gallery, which has been located on Chrystie Street for the last couple of years, is closing after 25 years in NYC. [Art News]
–Morton Williams will reportedly be taking over the Stuy Town space currently occupied by Associated Supermarket. [Town & Village]
–Bar Goto on Eldridge Street is Time Out New York’s “bar of the year.” [Time Out]
–Chef Franco Noriega’s tiny Peruvian chicken spot, Baby Brasa, might work fine on the Lower East Side, but Robert Sietsema is not impressed with a much larger and more ambitious restaurant he just opened on 7th Avenue South. [Eater]
–Happy Birthday Brooklyn Bridge, which opened on this date in 1883!