After School Anxiety, Graffiti Felon, Speakeasy Celebration

  • The next budget battle: after school programs (Daily News).
  • The 9th Precinct rape trial turns to DNA evidence (Daily News).
  • Street artist Angel Ortiz is at Rikers Island, after being arrested for graffiting over the Kenny Scharf mural and other projects (Artnet).
  • Star chef Daniel Boulud is building a huge commercial kitchen on Extra Place (The Feast).
  • What’s happening at the shuttered Sidewalk Cafe? (EV Grieve).
  • Lillian Sarno celebrates her 102nd birthday at 102 Norfolk, the faux speakeasy known as “The Back Room.”  Lillian celebrated passing the bar in this same spot 78 years ago, when it was a real speakeasy (Post).