The Day | Fire at Heather Graham’s Place

StainsScott Lynch

Good morning, East Village.

“The teen charged with murder in the shooting death of 16-year-old Raphael Ward last week said he gave the gun used to kill the young victim to another person who pulled the trigger, according to the criminal complaint.” [DNA Info]

A fire broke out in Heather Graham’s Union Square apartment when candles ignited some clothing near a bathtub. [NY Post]

Whole Foods Bowery was evacuated Sunday. “Fire in Whole Foods,” tweeted one customer. “Not a single customer took the alarms seriously until the sprinklers came on.” [Gothamist]

A 57-year-old woman and a 63-year-old man were struck by a Fung Wah Bus at the intersection of Bowery and Canal Street. [NY1]

Valentino Gogu, a stylist at Astor Place Hairstylists works 12-hour days, seven days a week. “His customers are his life, and because of his constant presence, he may have the most regulars of any barber in the shop. Of his hundreds of steady clients, dozens have been coming for nearly 30 years, including a 105-year-old woman and a billionaire real estate developer, he said.” [NY Times]

Still no launch date set for the bike-share program, but Mayor Bloomberg is predicting it will ultimately put 10,000 bikes on the street. [NY Post]

The MTA is mulling over a pilot program that would add safety doors to at least one L train platform. [NY Post]

“The Department of Transportation is installing hundreds of neighborhood maps for pedestrians and bicyclists to better navigate the city.” [NY Daily News]

A woman testing Google’s high-tech glasses was spotted at Double Down. [Gothamist]

An interview with Rev. Patrick Moloney, who “has been an advocate for the poor and displaced in the East Village and a political gadfly for many years.” [Gamma Blog]

Peter Makebish opened a show of new paintings by RAMBO (Lance De Los Reyes) in the The Bowery Hotel Basement Annex tomorrow. [Paper]

Take a tour of Boulton & Watt, which has brought “old-timey machinery and science doodads” to the old Nice Guy Eddie’s space. [Eater]