Oscar and Tiki

(Photo: C Ceres Merry)

David Green, 57, was arrested and charged with manslaughter for allegedly causing 51-year-old Alfredo Ramos’s lethal head injury on August 28. Ramos was discovered by police at the Essex Street-Delancey Street subway station. [CBS NY]

A Lower East Sider who was a 9/11 first responder and respected NYPD auxiliary police force member died in a car accident Monday. [NYDN]

On the Lower East Side, Epstein’s Bar closed for good over Labor Day weekend. [Bowery Boogie]

Ramen Zundo-ya, a chain of noodle shops in Japan, will soon open its first American location at 84 E. 10th Street. [EV Grieve]

The East Village will also be the home to Edwin and Neal’s Fish Bar. [EV Grieve]

Local diner The Comfort, which was ostensibly on an extended summer vacation, reportedly won’t be returning to Grand Street. [Bowery Boogie]

A new spot called Rumpus Room has replaced Sapphire Lounge on the LES. [WWD]

Read about the Lutheran Church of the Messiah’s recent transformation into the Park Church Co-op, located in Greenpoint. [Brooklyn Paper]

Photographer Tony Mangia found his long-lost collection of East Village images taken in the 80s. [Daily Mail]