The Day | Makeshift Memorial For Stabbing Victim

.Mary Reinholz

Good morning, East Village.

A memorial for Michael Jones – consisting of a rosary, flowers, scrawled notes and a soccer jersey – drew the attention of local news cameras on West 14th Street last night. The Liverpool native’s father tells the Daily News that his family is “stuck in shock.” Residents of Armonk, N.Y., where Mr. Jones taught youth soccer, tell the Wall Street Journal they’re similarly shocked.

Following recent rape allegations in Tompkins Square Park, New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio calls for the police to tally up data concerning rapes in city parks, according to Runnin’ Scared.

N.Y.U. Against the Sexton Plan will host a benefit for its lawsuit against the school’s expansion plan. The show at Le Poisson Rouge tomorrow will feature performances by legendary avant-garde saxophonist and composer John Zorn, Sonic Youth frontman Thurston Moore, David Amram, and, we’re told, special guests. More info here, and tickets here.

More than Usual has shots from the show that Beau, David Chang and David Barnett curated at Poppington on Orchard Street.

Jeremiah’s Vanishing New York talks to Greg Newton about his plans to bring “a bookstore and event space specifically dedicated to serving queer people and our allies” to the Lower East Side.

East Village Arts notes that FABnyc is throwing Idea Parties: “After breaking into groups, artists each get two minutes to present the specific challenge they are trying to meet. The rest of the group brainstorms on that problem for eight minutes.”

Diner’s Journal reports that outspoken Baohaus chef Eddie Huang will have a show on starting Oct. 15. It will explore “explore the cultural and culinary habits of the local underdogs” in the United States and Taiwan.