Morning Reads: Murder Trial Begins, John Liu Scandal Roils Chinatown, Lower Ludlow’s Nightlife Boomlet

  • Two-and-a-half-years after Glenn Wright was stabbed to death outside the Baruch Houses, the case has finally gone to trial (Gothamist).
  • New York Magazine’s cover story on the John Liu scandal details why feelings in Manhattan’s Chinatown (and Flushing) about a trailblazing Asian politician are so complex (NYM).
  • Families of Cabrini Nursing Home residents talk about the facility’s closing (WNBC).
  • Hotel Chantelle inspires a nightlife boom on lower Ludlow.   Chantelle owner Ravi Patel, speaking about the relatively low rents south of Delancey, says “it’s almost obnixious what we paid.”  (Crain’s)
  • Did you miss the Art Fair at the Comfort Inn? Yes, the Comfort Inn on Ludlow! Have a look (Artinfo).

 

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