Friday, June 25, 2021

EVG Etc.: NYC Primary results (so far); Pride Weekend activities

Photo on Seventh Street by Derek Berg 

• A look at Primary results from Tuesday (The City) ... 5 takeaways from the primaries (The Hill) ... Carlina Rivera easily wins reelection (City & State ... her victory tweet

• It's Pride Weekend (Gay City News ... NBC New York ... the Times

• NYC Rent Guidelines Board sets mid-year hike for stabilized tenants (City Limits

• Police arrest suspect who knocked an Asian man unconscious on the Lower East Side (Daily News)

• East Village native Legacy Russell appointed executive director and chief curator at The Kitchen (Culture Type ... previously on EVG)

• State abruptly ends alcohol-to-go policy (Eater... the Times ... Gothamist

• "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised" turns 50 (Axios)

• A piece on the new LGBTQ+-friendly Stickett Inn on First Avenue (Time Out ... first on EVG

• At the open auditions for Stomp (Gothamist ... previously on EVG

• Fashion boutique (and East Village alum) Cafe Forgot opens first permanent space on lower Ludlow Street (WWD

• Man asking for change outside Think Coffee on the Bowery at Bleecker "attacked" a 61-year-old man and a 75-year-old woman (The Post

• Lower East Side Film Festival returns to in-person events this July (The Lo-Down)


Anonymous said...

How on earth did Carlina win again??? Please tell me ONE thing she's done for this community.

Anonymous said...

Carlina Rivera got re-elected - that is shocking and very, very depressing. WTF is wrong with the voters around here???

Anonymous said...

She won with 9k votes, that's the problem people don't vote. The other issue is we have been colonized by the transient 20 somethings who vote in their home towns if at all.

Anonymous said...

carlina is solid. what's your issue?