(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

Around 2am Sunday at the Lower East Side Coffee Shop on E. 14th Street, a loud Mike Pence supporter launched into racist and sexist invectives against two Chinese-American women who asked him to quiet down (and eventually threw glasses of water in his face), before he pepper sprayed a Latino man who came to their defense. [Mic News] The Pence supporter, a 56-year-old white man, was arrested for assault and harassment. [Gothamist]

Police are investigating anti-Semitic graffiti (interspersed with the words “Trump” and “KKK”) found in the public housing developments at both 85 Taylor Street and 99 Wilson Street in Williamsburg. [DNA Info]

Next year, thanks to a partnership with the Lower East Side non-profit University Settlement, NYU students will have the chance to live with local senior citizens who have space for rent, potentially slashing their room and board costs by half. [NBC NY]

Paperwork was submitted for a planned 27-story mixed-use building in Williamsburg at 555 Broadway, previously home to a Lincoln Savings Bank. [The Real Deal]

Today Pok Pok veteran Stephan Brezinsky opens Chao Chao, a Vietnamese eatery in Alphabet City. [DNA Info]

Seventeen, a London-based gallery, debuts a Bowery outpost today in the space previously occupied by The Chair Factory. [Bowery Boogie]

The West Village’s Shu Han Ju Restaurant, which serves Chinese food, now boasts a sibling at 98 Third Avenue. [EV Grieve]

Tour a three-story Leonard Street townhouse on the market for just under $2.7 million. [Brownstoner]