The Day | Protest at Cabrini Center

garlic at 11 amMeagan Kirkpatrick

Good morning, East Village.

EV Grieve is alerted to a protest planned for 2 p.m. at the Cabrini Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, which is expected to close this summer. Check back later for The Local’s coverage of the gathering.

The Wall Street Journal examines the Archdiocese of New York’s efforts to revamp its Catholic education system, and singles out La Salle Academy on East Fifth Street. By 2009 the school’s enrollment had shrunk to only 360, down from around 900 in the 60s. By leasing out part of its facility to another private school it was able to pull back from the brink.

The co-owners of The Bean tell Dollars and Sense that they are seeking a beer and wine license due to customer demand. “Small businesses do whatever we can do to keep our customers coming back,” the café’s manager said.

Josh “Mr. Cutlets” Ozersky, fresh off of his review of the bagel burger, pens an ode to his neighborhood bodega for Eater. “Bodegas, like brothels, promise a paradise, and deliver little more than sadness and an emptied wallet.”