Saturday, December 4, 2021

EVG Etc.: A deep dive on the East Side Coastal Resiliency Project; a night at House of X

• Michael Kimmelman, the architecture critic at the Times, checks in with a long read on the East Side Coastal Resiliency Project (The New York Times)

• With omicron variant concerns, Mayor de Blasio is considering second shot, booster vaccination mandate for NYC restaurants, concerts (Daily News) More about omicron in NYC (Gothamist

• In a lawsuit, the family of Jennifer Blumin, who died with her two young children in a plane crash in 2017, says her landlord contained to charge rent for her East 13th Street penthouse for several months after her death (The Post

• A feature on the Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis of Middle Collegiate Church on Second Avenue (The Times ... reminder: tomorrow, the church is marking the 1-year anniversary of the fire that destroyed its sanctuary on Second Avenue) 

• Residents of the Jacob Riis Houses say they are living with inconsistent heat and hot water and no gas service in their apartments (PIX11)

• Interviews with Council House Speaker candidates, including Carlina Rivera (City Limits

• A four-year-old piece of legislation before the City Council would enable more consistent scrutiny for placement in supportive housing (City Limits

• The legal battle continues at Children's Magical Garden on Norfolk and Stanton (The Post

• The fourth International Human Rights Arts Festival takes place Dec. 6-12 at Wild Project on Third Street near Avenue B (Official site

• Remembering 2 Bridges Music Arts on East Broadway and other long-gone record stores (Interlude Docs

• One night at House of X at the Public Hotel on Chrystie (The Cut)

• How They Might Be Giants — celebrating their 40th year — made "Birdhouse in Your Soul" (The Guardian ... read our 2011 Q&A with John Linnell)

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

“Meet up today and plan community actions to #SaveEastRiverPark!
Emergency Meeting
Saturday, December 4
5:00-6:00 p.m., East River Park Amphitheater”