The Day | Mary-Kate’s Date Night

Houston StreetBahram Foroughi

Good morning, East Village.

District 1, which includes the Lower East Side and East Village, is “one of the only places in the city where parents can send their children to any elementary school in the area, rather than being guaranteed a seat in a local zoned school.” [DNA Info]

And we also have a lot of cafes: “The East Village ZIP code of 10003 has the highest number of shops with 49, closely followed by Midtown/Hell’s Kitchen (10019) with 47. Midtown East (10017) and SoHo (10012) each have 41, and Tribeca/Chinatown (10013) has 40.” [NYC EDC]

Christina Tosi of Momofuku Milk Bar made a cooking demo parodying an 80s workout video. [Eater] The sweets shop is now offering baking lessons. [Gothamist]

Mary-Kate Olsen and Olivier Sarkozy got dinner at the General. [NY Post]

Some photos of the neighborhood from the early ’00s. [Flaming Pablum]

Death & Co. is sharing its $250,000 book advance with past and present employees. [Fork in the Road]

Jeepney has started doing lunch. [Eater]