The Day | East Village Is Noisiest Neighborhood

Bast on ElizabethScott Lynch

Good morning, East Village.

The East Village, Lower East Side and Williamsburg “are the noisiest in New York City, with 2,108 noise complaints coming from the East Village over the last year, according to an amNewYork analysis of 311 data.” [AM NY]

“Community Board 3′s Landmarks Subcommittee will hear proposals for changes to two East Village landmarks: St Mark’s Church-in-the-Bowery (an individual landmark and part of the St. Mark’s Historic District) and Congregation Mezritch Synagogue at 415 East 6th Street in the newly designated East Village/Lower East Side Historic District.” [Off the Grid]

The JJT Gallery on the Lower East Side has a conundrum at the heart of its latest exhibit: how did the single-piece installation called “Cave” by Brooklyn artist Charles Harlan, which is a corrugated cylinder with a 10-foot fit through the 7-foot 6-inch doors of the gallery? [DNA Info]

Apartment 1115 in the Silk Building is on the market again. This East 14 street address once boasted a penthouse owned by Britney Spears, and another by Russell Simmons. [Curbed]

A 300-squarefoot storefront at 75 East Fourth Street will see a collaboration by MiLES (Made in the Lower East Side) and Fourth Arts block to turn office space for freelancers into pop-up shop within minutes, starting next month. [DNA Info]

Alec Baldwin wants to play Mr. Mom when his son is born, and suggests the name Massimo, although wife Hilaria isn’t too thrilled about the latter idea. [NY Daily News]

Soho House is opening up a smaller club at 139 Ludlow, formerly the Nieberg Funeral Home. [The Lo-Down]

Richard Hell on his band Television: “It wasn’t like we brought something to the world that changed the world, it’s that the world brought us something and we acted on it.” [NY Observer]

The 14th Street Y has a newly renovated basketball court. [14th and 1st]

For almost $800,000, “this East Village one bedroom is full diamond-in-the-rough-status, with exposed bricks, a breakfast bar, a working fireplace, and even a classic, old-timey claw foot tub.” [Refinery 29]

“With its cuts of pork and beef, though, Mighty Quinn’s gets serious, smoking more cuts of meat more skillfully than its rivals, except, perhaps, Daisy May’s, which unfortunately obscures its handiwork in sticky sauces.” [NY Times]