Rat Honors, Keanu at the Sunshine, LES Reality Show

  • We’re number 2! Lower East Side is city’s second most rat-infested neighborhood (Daily News).
  • East 5th Street Block Association intends to fight liquor license for “craft beer focused” restaurant (EV Grieve).
  • Keanu Reeves enjoys a “jolly and casual” – and low key – movie premiere at the Sunshine (NYT)
  • The world’s greatest storyteller takes on the LES (Post).
  • Uh oh. Lower East Side to get its own “Jersey Shore” style reality show? (Gothamist)

Good Morning: Aces & Eights Update, Chatham Square Library Temporarily Closing, Keanu in the Hood

Downtown Skyline

Photo by Joel Raskin.

78 degrees and sunny today.  Alternate side parking is suspended today and tomorrow in observance of Sukkah. District 1’s Community Education Council meets tonight to dscuss, among other things, the latest test score results (we will post the full agenda a bit later).