JR on Lafayette

(Photo: Scott Lynch)

Chef Danny Bowien sued former Mission Chinese landlord Abraham Noy for at least $500K, claiming that the restaurant’s former Orchard Street address had to be vacated due to a severe mouse infestation.

The New Museum received a $500K grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation (for a new research fellowship and a seminar series), and also established a $300K travel fund for its curators. [Art F City]

Digital Society, the Apple-endorsed East Village computer repair shop, closed last week after 20 years in business. []

Dog training specialists Dream Come True K9 will make the move from Grand Street to Attorney Street on the Lower East Side, replacing Beyond Martial Arts. [Bowery Boogie]

At 5 p.m., Barnes & Noble Union Square hosts a photo op with Grumpy Cat herself for anyone who buys a copy of The Grumpy Guide to Life: Observations from Grumpy Cat ($12.95). [The Skint]