Morning Reads: The Preservation Mayor?, Tracking Bike Accidents, Jake & Maggie Do Chinatown

  • Under Michael Bloomberg, the number of historic districts in New York City is growing steadily (Post).
  • The NYPD is now officially tracking bike accidents (Daily News).
  • Kenneth Libo, a scholar who added “a level of emotional detail, and a view of everyday life in the teeming tenements of the Lower East Side of Manhattan” dies at the age of 74 (NYT).
  • A new show, “America Through a Chinese Lens” opens at MOCA later this month (Salon).
  • “My Mars Bar Movie” opens at Anthology Film Archives this coming weekend (EV Grieve).
  • Photos: Jake and Maggie Gylllenhaal walk through Chinatown, dine at Joe’s Shanghai (Gossipcenter).
  • Video: “Florence and the Machine’s” MTV performance, taped at the Angel Orensanz Center, is now online (Ace Showbiz).