Sunday, November 5, 2023

EVG Etc.: Lawmakers want more enforcement of illegal pot shops; Lyft will add to e-bike fleet

Sunrise from 2nd Street 

• Police searching for suspect who strangled woman near Houston and Avenue D (PIX11 ... 1010 WINS

• New resident speaks out against unhoused man who allegedly continues to harass women along Second Avenue between Third Street and Fifth Street  (The Post)

• State cannabis agency pauses trials for unlicensed shops (The City) ... Lawmakers turn up heat on cannabis regulators at hearing (City & State

• Info on the NYC general election (NYC Votes

• Analysis: 1 in 9 NYC students was homeless last year (NY1

• FBI raid of key fundraiser complicates Mayor Adams' 2025 re-election campaign (Gothamist)

• Lyft will double the number of electric Citi Bikes while also reducing the speed of its second-generation e-bikes (Streetsblog

• Revel is officially shutting down its shared moped business in New York City (TechCrunch

• Catalytic converter thefts decline after pandemic-era surge (NBC News... previously on EVG)

• A career-spanning survey of Želimir Žilnik's uncompromising and politically engaged films is underway at the Anthology Film Archives on Second Avenue and Second Street (Official site

• Are you ready for Christmas movies? (Village East by Angelika)

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