NIck Walker

(Photo: Scott Lynch)

When emptying his East Village apartment–and the longtime home of his gallery, A Gathering of TribesSteve Cannon removed a wall painted by artist David Hammonds, replacing it with a generic one. Cannon’s former landlord, Lorraine Zhang, says the one-of-a-kind piece belongs to her. [NY Times]

At Acme restaurant in Noho, a bartender who allegedly had his nose broken by a patron who headbutted him is suing for $2 million. [NY Post]

Some young members of the Lower East Side Girls Club used makeup to look bloodied and bruised during an anti-violence march this weekend in Tompkins Square Park. [GammaBlog]

In Greenpoint, Lulu’s bar wants to reinvent itself as a gay and lesbian hangout, but supposedly that’d go against the terms of their lease. [NY Post]

Here are five East Village apartments on the market, ranging from $730K to $3 million. [Curbed NY]

Meanwhile, the asking price for this Williamsburg loft is $1.5 million cash. [Curbed NY]

A narrative piece describes the daily perils of being a LES squatter in the 90s. [Jacobin]

To anticipate the inaugural Lower East Side History Month, today artist Lexi Bella will begin painting her “Heroines of the Lower East Side” mural for Centre-fuge on East 1st Street. [Bowery Boogie]

The Department of Buildings approved construction permits for a 28-story lodging and residential structure on Chrystie Street. [Bowery Boogie]

There’s a new rendering of the window-heavy 8-story development coming to 75 First Avenue. [YIMBY]

Using data such as census stats and FBI crime rates, a website ranked Greenpoint the top metro neighborhood in the country for millennials. [Business Insider]

Look inside a Oscar-nominated composer J. Ralph‘s mesmerizing Lower East Side recording studio, which includes a two-in-one candelabra/fish tank. [Vanity Fair]

Watch Williamsburger Pat Kiernan eat cereal in his kitchen and yawn behind the NY1 news desk in this day-in-the-life segment. [Business Insider]

Mamoun’s on St. Mark’s Place raised the price of their iconic falafel sandwich from $3 to $3.50. [Gothamist]