Friday, May 3, 2019

EVG Etc.: Seniors march for their M14 stops; cats gather on 11th Street tomorrow

[Signage still intact on 1st Street. Photo by riachung00]

An increase in reported hates crimes, NYPD says (The Post)

New Yorkers argue rent law reforms at Assembly hearing (amNY)

Seniors speak out against possible cuts to M14 local service (CBS2 ... Patch ... previously on EVG)

Top cop explains bike-bell crackdown in Tompkins Square Park (Gothamist ... reaction at Streetsblog... previously on EVG)

On Fifth Street, this one-bedroom residence spans over four levels and includes three outdoor spaces, and it's for sale (6sqft)

Sietsema digs that pleasing big tray of chicken at Jiang Diner on Fifth Street (Eater ... previously on EVG)

There's a pop-up cat cafe on 11th Street tomorrow (Instagram ... B+B)

You can dine outside at Kossar's on Grand Street now (The Lo-Down)

Bike Expo returns to Basketball City this weekend (Official site)

Farewell to the White Horse Tavern (Grub Street)

The Old School Kung Fu Fest returns (Anthology Film Archives)

A wide-ranging interview with CJ Ramone (Consequence of Sound)

... via the EVG inbox... more details at this link...

Ecological City: Procession for Climate Solutions on Saturday, May 11, with 20 site performances celebrating ecological sustainability initiatives throughout the community gardens, neighborhood, and East River Park waterfront on the Lower East Side. Ecological City 2019 features a spectacular creative community affirmation of the community’s vision for the #ESCR (East Side Coastal Resiliency) waterfront development plan, including a 40-foot Mobile Mural – LES Ecosystem of Sustainability.

RIP Susan Springfield of the CBGB art-punk band the Erasers. Read more about the band in this profile.

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