The Day | Messages in the Sky

photoSuzanne Rozdeba

Good morning, East Village.

Did you see this mysterious sky writing on Sunday? City Room explains that it was part of an art project sponsored by Friends of the Highline.

WNYC shows some love for Filipino spot Maharlika and offers up their barbecue sauce recipe.

The Times casts an eye on the state of the Bowery, noting that preservationists are requesting that two blocks be labeled a historic district.

City Room profiles Jason Shelowitz, the man behind all those urban etiquette signs.

The Occupy Wall Street protests had visits from the musicians Talib Kweli and Jeff Mangum last week — but they’re not the only big-shots stopping by. Jimmy McMillan, the Rent Is Too Damn High guy and (maybe) East Village resident has also made appearances at the protests. Gothamist has video of the one-time gubernatorial candidate recently delivering a spoken word performance for protesters.

EV Grieve points out that a window lintel fell to the sidewalk, narrowly missing a pedestrian, on Saturday.