The Day | Suspect Named in LES Killing

How and NosmScott Lynch

Good morning, East Village.

Timothy Montalvo, the 16-year-old who was charged with murder and weapons possession in the killing of Raphael Ward was “arrested for having the weapon, carrying the weapon and giving it to the shooter,” Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly said. The alleged shooter has now been identified as Walter Rodriguez, 20, and the shooting was due to “a dispute, possible retaliation, over jackets being stolen earlier that evening,” according to Kelly. “The victim may have been involved in a theft of a jacket.” [NY Times] Hundreds of mourners turned out Thursday to mourn the slain teen. [DNA Info] A basketball tournament will be held in his honor tonight at 6 p.m., at Grand Street Settlement. [The Lo-Down]

Here’s more on why a judge ruled against the city’s bid to install a restaurant in the northern pavilion of Union Square Park: “The pavilion restaurant’s proposed prices would make broad swaths of the public think twice before entering,” wrote the judge in his decision. [NY Times]

Reciprocal Skateboards is one of the city’s pinball domains: “The owner, Jon Ehrlich, added an annex to the skate shop that has let him install 9 machines from his collection of nearly 50. On Saturday the shop will play host to Pinferno, the seventh edition of a tournament that originated in Mr. Ehrlich’s apartment and now attracts top players from all over the United States.” [NY Times]

210 Bowery, which served as the Monroe Hotel in the 1930s and now houses a restaurant supply company, has been sold for $7.5 million. [National Real Estate Investor]

“86 year old Judith Malina and the Living Theatre will be moving out of their home on Clinton Street next month, but not before putting on one last show for us.  Their latest production, Here We Are opens tonight and will run through February.” [The Lo-Down]

The Momofuku restaurants held a mustache contest among employees. [Momofuku Long Play]