The Day | Homesteading Museum Comes to C-Squat

East 9th StreetScott Lynch

Good morning, East Village.

The Daily News has a photo of the MTA worker who was treated for neck and back injuries after plunging down a shaft on 14th Street. He gave a thumbs up as he was transported to Bellevue.

The Post reports that bail has been denied in the case of Luis Martinez, accused of firing at police officers on the Lower East Side.

Last week, The Local discovered that an entity known as the Museum of Reclaimed Urban Spaces had started conducting squat tours and community garden tours in the East Village and was seeking capital via a fundraising video. The Times has more on the organization, which has secured a lease in the fabled C-Squat space. The rent? $1,700 per month.

NoHo news points to a forthcoming all-female show at Zurcher Studio, catering to “those who feel they are missing out on visiting the individual gallery amongst the whirlwind of the week of the Armory Show in New York.”

The Arts Desk reviews “Blank City,” a documentary that “traces the emergence of the sync-sound super-8 filmmaking craze from the alternative art and music scene oriented around the CBGB rock club on the Bowery.” It’s now out on DVD, and streaming on Netflix.

Theater Mania can’t get behind “Make Mine Manhattan,” a “once-topical musical amuse bouche from 1948” that’s now playing at the Connelly Theatre: “There’s plenty of charm and heart – and a good deal of talent – behind this production, but it’s ultimately not enough to bring this piece back to life for contemporary audiences.”

East Village Eats notes that “99 cent pizza shops seem to be popping up at an alarming rate here in the East Village,” and writes: “I guess that they have their place, but I really can’t fathom why we need so many in such a small area.”

EV Eats also notes that Akter Grocery, charged with selling to minors a couple of months ago, was again shut down by the police, this time for “illegal sale of alcohol beverages.” EV Grieve reports that the Sunburnt Cow also got some police attention over the weekend.

The Daily News profiles Northern Spy Food Co. and, in case you’re too lazy to walk over there, reprints a couple of its recipes.

Noah Bernamoff, owner of Mile End, tells Grub Street that the NoHo outpost of his new-world deli might just open this month: “We’d be really good if we could get it open by the end of March.”

Eater reports that the East Village location of L’asso has launched delivery and is offering $12 pies (two per order).

Finally, Boing Boing notes that East Village art star Kenny Scharf has officially been Simpsonized along with a trio of street artists.