Friday, July 19, 2019

EVG Etc.: Remembering Steve Cannon; saving the Tompkins Square Park asphalt

[A view downtown Wednesday night via Bobby Williams]

• Remembering Steve Cannon (The New York Times ... previously on EVG)

• Revisiting the case of Michael Stewart, who died in police custody in 1983 "and changed the city’s creative community forever" (BBC)

• Man who was found guilty of second-degree manslaughter in the 2009 strangulation death of a 39-year-old East Village resident was released from prison after a state appeals court found that the judge in the case violated the defendant’s constitutional rights during jury selection. (Gay City News ... previously on EVG)

• Why NYC skaters want to save the Tompkins Square Park asphalt (Highsnobiety ... previously on EVG)

• One suggestion on spending a day in the East Village (amNY)

• Man has throat slashed in barber shop bloodbath on Stanton Street (Daily News)

• Mayor de Blasio’s Vision Zero program is faltering (City & State)

• Why it will take at least four years to expand Citi Bike to other parts of NYC (Streetsblog)

• A brief guide to NYC Bike Etiquette (Gothamist)

• 13 Emmy nominations for "Russian Doll," the Netflix series set in the East Village (Deadline... previously on EVG)

• A pop-up for new Adidas' AriZona Iced Tea sneakers turns into a "mini Fyre Festival" on the Bowery (Patch)

• Actor Justin Theroux part of the team opening this new bar on Chrystie at Rivington (Eater)

• Catch a late-night screening of "Rock 'n' Roll High School" this weekend (Metrograph)

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