Saturday, May 18, 2024

EVG Etc.: Report: NYCHA mishandled Riis Houses arsenic crisis; Beth Israel patient care lagging

Morning view of Astor Place

• Watchdog report: The NYCHA bungled its response to concerns about the water at the Jacob Riis Houses two years ago (Gothamist) ... NYCHA failures led to panic over nonexistent arsenic (The City

• 19-year-old Riis House resident on Avenue D arrested for alleged role in killing 16-year-old Mahki Brown in Soho (The Post)

• With Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital winding down to close, patient care suffers (The New York Times)

• Human service professionals discuss what's needed to reduce homelessness in NYC (NY1

• Harvey Epstein to run for City Council District 2, currently represented by the term-limited Carlina Rivera (City & State)

• E-bike shops are blowing off the city ban on unsafe batteries (The City

• Police arrest man who has allegedly been menacing neighbors for years along Avenue C (The Post

• The red-tailed chicks are GROWING in Tompkins Square Park (Laura Goggin Photography

 • Lower East Side History Month continues (Official site)

• Pastrogi: When you merge Katz's Deli pastrami and Veselka pierogi (1010 WINS)

• New single by Scottish alt-rock band Travis pays tribute to the now-closed Black & White on 10th Street (Billboard ... previously on EVG)

• A feature on East Village Pizza at 145 First Ave. (NBC 4

• Sietsema checks out the boba pancakes and Japanese souffles at Little Uluh on 14th Street (Eater

• Revisiting the sincere glamour of Candy Darling (Document Journal

• Out of the shadows! See "The Third Man" on the big screen on Monday (Village East by Angelika

• And a month-long trip back to the 1980s started yesterday at the Film Forum on West Houston (details)


1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Ave C is much quieter and safer without Icepick Nick. Get him help. Keep him away.