Morning Reads: 7-Eleven Backlash, Public Drinking Complaints, Anarchist Love-In

Across the pond, they’re taking note of the 7-Eleven backlash in the East Village/Lower East Side (BBC).

The texture of New York City “would be flattened” if bodegas go the way of the dinosaur (Atlantic Cities).

Surprise surprise! There are a large number of public drinking complaints on the Lower East Side (Gothamist).

“Here We Are,” the final Living Theatre production on Clinton Street is “part examination of historical anarchist movements, part indictment of the current sociopolitical order and part team-building love-in.” (NYT)