Sunday, December 19, 2021

EVG Etc.: The 'pointless demolition' of East River Park; the city's worst landlords

Morning shadow on Avenue A 

• Mayor insists there won't be a new round of business or school closures amid COVID surge (ABC 7)

• An update on the teens who climbed out their fourth-floor window during the fire at the Jacob Riis Houses Thursday morning (CBS 2 ... previously on EVG) ... There's a GoFundMe for the family at this link

• Tompkins Square Middle School students speak out against sexual harassment and assault (CBS 2

• What we'd lose if Casa Adela closes (Grub Street ... previously on EVG)

• Eileen Myles on "the pointless demolition" of East River Park (artforum

• City Council votes in favor of the SoHo/NoHo rezoning plan (Gothamist

• The 2021 list of the city's worst landlords (Patch

• Sweet Pickle Books celebrates its first year on the LES (Publishers Weekly

• Diversions: Pleasant Gehman and Coyote Shivers lead a group of ducks, swans and geese to Dee Dee Ramones' grave at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery (NBC Los Angeles)

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