The Day | Rent Credits For Public Housing, No MetroCard Refunds

floodlightsDaniel Maurer

Good morning, East Village.

No, that’s not another blackout shot. A dozen generators were placed around the Bowery and East Fourth Street last night — for road work.

“The New York City Housing Authority said it would issue rent credits for tenants on their January bill for those days spent without electricity, heat or hot water, but the public advocate, Bill de Blasio, urged the authority to stop collecting rent now.” [NY Times]

The MTA “said on Monday that it would not provide refunds to riders who purchased 30- or 7-day unlimited MetroCards before Hurricane Sandy.” [NY Times]

“Gov. Cuomo appealed to utility companies Monday to give rebates to storm-ravaged customers, warning that asking for a rate hike now would be adding ‘insult to injury.’ [NY Daily News]

Limited PATH train service has resumed at 9th Street. [NY Post]

Kasadela is raising money to repair its gas line and replaced damaged equipment so that it can reopen. [Grub Street]

The police have arrested a suspect in the robbery of a Valley National Ban on Fourth Avenue on Oct. 10. [NY Post]

At the opening of Bow, at 199 Bowery, “the crowd in the four-deep line for the open bar ranged from Opening Ceremony models to Ivy League bankers.” [Paper]

On a tour of Lower East Side galleries, you can see painting, sculpture, electronic media, and photography. [Broadway World]

Andrew Carmellini has started hiring for his Lafayette Street restaurant. [Eater]

This year’s East Village Eats Tasting Tour was “a long day of excellent food.” [East Village Eats]