A number of elected officials, including City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, were on Delancey Street early this morning, handing out flyers – in search of information about the brutal beating of Mario Vera, a Mexican immigrant who was riding a bicycle home from a food pantry on the LES.
According to the Legislative Gazette, it appears unlikely Senator Daniel Squadron's proposal to tighten ethics rules in Albany will be a major priority in this session.
Time Out Kids: they're circus performers who own 10 acres on a secluded Australian island, but Rachel Kramer and Daryll John have moved into a cramped LES studio apartment, to raise their daughter in the city. Check out some of their favorite hangouts.
A Curbed tipster pays a visit to "River Ridge," the pricey development with a spectacular view of the Williamsburg Bridge.
The Bowery Bazaar is now open for business.
Serious Eats visits T-Poutine.