Morning Reads: Met Council Woes, Why the LES is Hot, ABC No Rio Show

A closer look at the Met Council’s continuing struggle to find its footing after the William Rapfogel embezzlement scandal (The Forward).

A new audit shows a state program dedicated to preserving affordable housing is plagued by mismanagement (NYT).

It’s hotter on the LES than in some other neighborhoods (Curbed).

East Village then and now: revisiting 1984 (EV Grieve).

Looking at a new exhibition focused on zines, ABC No Rio and the counterculture movement on the Lower East Side in the 1980’s (Hyperallergic).