Friday, July 20, 2018

EVG Etc.: City Council approves Airbnb bill; baby hawks meet the tailless mockingbird

[Tompkins Square Park the other morning]

Police release video of suspect who took 81-year-old woman's purse in an apartment robbery on 13th Street and Second Avenue (CBS 2)

NYCHA failed to report more than half of the cases of elevated blood lead levels in its buildings over a yearlong period, as required by the feds (The Post)

City Council unanimously approves Airbnb bill sponsored by City Council member Carlina Rivera (The Lo-Down)

The MTA needs $9 billion to replace and update subway fleet (Curbed)

Keeping up with the red-tailed fledglings in Tompkins Square Park ... and they've already been dive-bombed by the dastardly tailless mockingbird (Laura Goggin Photography)

A Henri Cartier-Bresson film retrospect starts tonight ahead of the International Center of Photography’s upcoming exhibition, "Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Decisive Moment" (Anthology Film Archives)

Check out the GVSHP's expanding historic image archive, featuring plentiful photos of the East Village (Off the Grid)

The record stores of NYC in the 1970s and 80s (Flaming Pablum)

The last Peter Stuyvesant descendant (Ephemeral New York)

... and as a reminder tonight — there's a free screening of "The Jungle Book" on the Dry Dock Playground, 10th Street at Avenue D...

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