The Day | Ninth St. Espresso Moving into Life Cafe Space

Tree Climbers in Tompkins Square ParkRay LeMoine Yesterday in Tompkins Square Park.

Good morning East Village.

Well, that didn’t take long. The Villager reports that the annex of Ninth Street Espresso next-door to the old Life Cafe space will move into the portion of the restaurant owned by landlord Bob Perl. Earlier this month The Local broke the news that Life Cafe would be split in two after negotiations collapsed between its dueling landlords.

DNAInfo has a dispatch from Olek’s new exhibition at the Krause Gallery in the Lower East Side. The artist, who “yarn bombed” the cube at Astor Place (among other things ), chose a new medium for her latest show: balloons.

Bowery Boogie attends the unveiling of new scaffolding art on East Fourth Street.

The Times gives a shout-out to the live Irish music at 11th Street Bar, Dempsey’s and Swift Hibernian Lounge. (Sounds great, but Saturday won’t be the day to enjoy the tunes).

Fresh off The Local’s East Village Other retrospective, John Wilcock talks with The Atlantic’s Steven Heller.

And lastly, NY1 has the story on the latest sinkhole horror in the neighborhood — this one at Avenue C and East 13th Street.