EV Death Investigation, Mendez on Smoking Ban, Sky Boys Entertains

  • More on the death of Grace Farrell, the woman whose body was found outside St. Brigid’s Church Sunday; if the medical examiner finds she died from the cold, it would be the first such case in the city this year (NYT).
  • Councilmember Rosie Mendez explains why she voted against the mayor’s smoking ban (NY1).
  • The Chinatown Fair endangered (Jeremiah).
  • Non-story of the day: Rep. Carolyn Maloney makes a trip to the hair salon (The Hill).
  • Family fun: “Sky Boys: The Building of the Empire State Building” at the Abrons Arts Center “never fails to entertain.” (NYT)
  • Who says culture is dead? The Box hosts “the next hot body contest.” (Daily News)