Synagogue Survival, Building Bike Lanes, Rosario Dawson’s LA Life

  • Sixth Street Synagogue battles preservationists, still has dreams of building condos on top of historic building (Villager).
  • Fighting for continuous bike lanes up the east side (Our Town).
  • Rep. Nydia Velazquez will co-chair the Cuomo transition team (NYT).
  • Rosario Dawson may have been plucked from a stoop on the Lower East Side, but LA feels like her “adult home.” (USA Today)
  • Quentin Crisp’s East Village (Jeremiah).
  • Lady Gaga is ordered to put some clothes on, in a recent visit to the Bikram Yoga studio on Allen Street (DNA Info).