Morning Reads: Would-Be Rapist Sentenced, Waterfront Building Boom, Dash Snow Fundraiser

  • A man is sentenced to five years in connection with an attempted rape in the East Village last year (Post).
  • The mayor yesterday presided over the groundbreaking at Hudson Yards, a massive development project which is (partially) located within the 100 year flood plain.  Has Sandy caused a reassessment of the city’s waterfront development agenda? Not really (NYT).
  • A star-studded dinner is being held at Art Basel in Miami to benefit the Dash Snow Initiative and Henry Street Settlement’s Boys and Girls Republic (NBC Miami).
  • The Museum of Chinese in America is planning an exhibition of Chinese-American designers in the spring (WWD).