Thursday, December 19, 2019
EVG Etc.: City pledges to end street homelessness; MTA board approves plan for more subway cops
[At the great Russo's on 11th Street]
• Remembering the cyclists who were killed on city streets this year, including Chaim Joseph of the East Village (Gothamist... previously on EVG)
• The city's pledge to end street homelessness (Curbed)
• The NYCHA is the city's worst landlord (ABC-7)
• MTA board approves hiring 500 additional cops (The Post)
• What to eat at the new Essex Market and the Market Line (Eater)
• More stats and praise for the 14th Street busway (Newsday)
• City Councilmember Carlina Rivera wants to see pols gives up their SUVs for bikes (Daily News)
• Local blogger spots the "In the Air Tonight" car in action (Gothamist)
• Catch a screening of "My Mars Bar Movie" by the late Jonas Mekas this Saturday night (Anthology Film Archives... previously on EVG)
• The "Holidays at Metrograph" series continues with screenings of "The Thin Man," "Carol" and "The Apartment," among others (Official site)
• Diversions: Slayer fans lose their shit outside of Studio 54 in 1985 (CVLT Nation)
... and following the snow squall yesterday... the arrival of an R2-D2 on this windshield — obviously a promo for "The Rise of Skywalker" ...
... thanks to EVG reader Melissa for this photo from 3rd and A...