Morning Reads: NYU Expansion, Squadron Fundraising, More LES Galleries Run by Women

  • Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer approves NYU’s scaled-down but still massive expansion plan (NYT).
  • Checking in on the East River Blueway initiative (The Local EV).
  • Have a look at State Senator Daniel Squadron’s pitch to financial supporters; as previously noted the Carroll Gardens resident is preparing to run for Public Advocate (Capital Tonight).
  • A conversation with photographer John Milisenda, whose photographs of the Lower East Side in the 1960’s  are now on display uptown (EV Grieve).
  • The number of Lower East Side galleries owned by women is rising steadily (Bloomberg).