Friday, May 3, 2024

EVG Etc.: NYPD arrests 56 in clearing NYU and New School protest encampments; Knickerbocker Village sells for $85 million

Sky view from St. Mark's Place 

• The NYPD clears protestors at NYU and The New School; 56 arrested (NBC News ... ABC News ... ABC 7 ... The Guardian

• Mayor Adams and top NYPD officials continued to blame "outside agitators" for the campus protests (The City

• The number of homeless New Yorkers moving into city public housing under the Adams administration has dropped to the lowest number in a decade (Gothamist

• Multiple NYCHA buildings going under renovation, part of the agency's PACT/RAD program, which converts Section 9 public housing into Section 8 housing operated by private landlords (Arch Paper)

• L+M buys Knickerbocker Village for $85 million (The Real Deal

• Assemblymember Harvey Epstein unveils pilot program legalizing basement apartments (NY1

• Cafe Mogador on St. Mark's Place — same as it ever was (Grub Street

• A new book celebrates Lee Quiñones, subway graffiti pioneer (Vanity Fair

• "NYC 2000-2005" at WHAMM! on Elizabeth Street features the photos of Alain Levitt (PAPER

• What your NYC tourist recommendations really say about you (McSweeney's

• Eva's Kitchen, an all-day cafe, debuts on Grand Street (The Lo-Down

• A collection of rarely seen work by Marguerite Duras (Anthology Film Archives

• Classics coming to Village East by Angelika on Second Avenue and 12th Street include "The Third Man" and "Metropolis" (Official site

• The new shop on Canal called Fugazi has nothing to do with the band (Brooklyn Vegan

• Diversions: About the new reality fashion series featuring (former EV resident) Julia Fox (Variety)

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