Morning Reads: 7-Eleven Undeterred, Synagogues & Real Estate, Half Gallery Heads Uptown

7-Eleven is convinced East Village residents will learn to love the international chain (NYT).

New York is 7-Eleven’s top priority (EV Grieve).

Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney hosts a celebration tonight of women in politics (Post).

New book, “The Synagogues of the Lower East Side” looks at the tangled history of shuls and real estate (The Jewish Week).

Half Gallery leaves Forsyth Street for Midtown (Artinfo).

Velvet Underground co-founder John Cale visits his old Ludlow Street apartment (WSJ).