Morning Reads: Safe Streets Campaign, Rosario Dawson’s New Film, LES Change-Aerial Edition

The mayor makes pedestrian safety a high priority (NYT)

Rosario Dawson says her new film, Gimme Shelter, struck a personal nerve, reminding the actress of her Lower East Side upbringing (Daily News).

Robert Sietsema outlines an “historic restaurant preservation plan.” (Eater)

Aerial photos show how the Lower East Side’s landscape has changed over the years (LESNYC).

Basquiat “reclining nude,” a photo exhibit at 76 Grand St. (EV Grieve).

“People are doing their sexy thing” at Wise Men on the Bowery (New Yorker).