The Day | The Details of Billy’s Goodbye Bash

patiently waitingMeagan Kirkpatrick

Good morning, East Village.

Bowery Boogie has more on the goodbye party for Billy’s Antiques, which will be hosted by Anthony Haden-Guest and feature “performances, eulogies, poetry, live music and more.”

DNA Info reports that Army investigators have recommended dropping involuntary manslaughter charges against four of the soldiers who are accused of driving Pvt. Danny Chen to suicide. If the recommendations stand, the soldiers will still be court-martialed on charges of criminally negligent homicide.

Neighborhoodr reprints a section of a new National Geographic city guide that gives a shoutout to “Mosaic Man” Jim Power.

According to a flyer, Sutra will get a visit from a couple of hip-hop legends: Q-Tip on March 27 and DJ Jazzy Jeff on March 13.

David Mulkins of the Bowery Alliance of Neighbors sends an e-mail noting that the DVD of “On the Bowery” is 20 percent off at Milestone Films.

Fork in the Road visits new St. Marks taqueria Five Tacos, next to another newcomer, San Matteo Panuozzo & Espresso Bar: “The spot’s definitely more Tex-Mex than Mex-Mex, but not a bad option for a quick lunch or dinner should you be trolling for cheap eats in the East Village.”