The Day | Will Redistricting Shaft the Village?

Valentine's Day on BoweryScott Lynch

Good morning, East Village.

Under a proposed redistricting, the boundary lines of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd districts wouldn’t change much, even though population in that area grew tremendously in the past 10 years. “This means that residents of the Village, East Village and the other neighborhoods in these three districts would be among the most underrepresented in the City Council under the proposed new plan.” [Off the Grid]

Damaris Reyes of Good Old Lower East Side addresses the housing authority’s plan to allow developers to build on public-housing parking lots: “People are concerned about losing trees and space and parking,” she says. “What’s next? Will you sell our buildings? Those are the fears.” [NY Times]

“Here are the first renderings of the hyper-modern condo building soon to rise above 100 Norfolk Street, right across the street from the Lower East Side’s most controversial glass tower. ODA Architecture is building the 12-story, 38 unit residential complex, which will loom over Delancey Street. [The Lo-Down]

“This Thursday night powerHouse Arena will be transformed to a Factory of sorts when the Little Bookroom and Glitterati present ‘A Warholian Evening.’ It’s the eve of the 26th anniversary of Andy Warhol’s death and they’re bringing in quite a line up to discuss his life, work…and wig.” [Brooklyn Based]

The folks at Good Beer NYC tell us they’ve launched a new video series. In the first installment, the beer shop’s owner, David Cichowicz, sings the praises of Bitter American by 21st Amendment. [Good Beer]