Morning Reads: East Village Assault, Silver Takes a Spill, James Franco’s Seyonce

  • A victim in the attempted rape in the East Village speaks out (Post).
  • A mistrial is declared in the East Village assault case precipitated by a fight over a parking space (Post).
  • Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver got a few stitches under his eye after a weekend spill on his bicycle (NYT).
  • The Asian American Journalists Association wants an apology from the reporter who alleged that dogs were being sold for human consumption in Chinatown (City Pages).
  • Recap: James Franco channels Tennessee Williams at the Abrons Arts Center (L Magazine).