Recapping last night's mayoral debate, the Times suggests: "Neither candidate seemed to land a decisive punch that would alter the course of a lopsided campaign."
The Gotham Gazette looks at why New York City's crime rate has fallen so low during the Bloomberg era.
Let the Sam Sifton era begin! The New York Times' new restaurant reviewer picks DBGB, Daniel Boulud's outpost on the Bowery, for his very first review. He awards it two stars.
Florence Fabricant talks up "Mother-in-Law's Kimchi," which had its debut at the International Pickle Festival, last month. It's creator, Young Ja Chun, traveled all the way from California to serve it up to the masses on the Lower East Side. It's available at Best Farm Fruits & Vegetables in the Essex Street Market.
The Village Voice visits with Jon Spencer in his "nicely renovated basement" studio on the LES, ahead of next week's release of his latest album.