Morning Reads: Parking Garage Redevelopment, Bridge Trouble, EV Gas Update

Council member Margaret Chin says the Essex Street parking garage should be converted to affordable housing as part of the Seward Park redevelopment project. (WSJ/subscription required)

The Grand Street Settlement’s summer enrichment programs for kids get some love from the mayor. (7Online)

In the wake of last week’s partial collapse of a wall under the Brooklyn Bridge, revisiting the Williamsburg Bridge scandal of the 1980s.(Brooklyn Eagle)

Those pink clothing donation boxes are slowly being confiscated by the city; here’s the story behind them. (NY Times)

The BP gas station at First Street and Second Avenue has now closed. (EV Grieve)