Opinion: “The War on New York’s Waterfront;” Paul Greenberg, Roland Lewis and Joan Davidson on the demise of the New Amsterdam Market: “City officials lined up to praise it, everyone from community boards to City Council members to Bill de Blasio, then the public advocate. But talk is cheap. And that cheapness, combined with an unwillingness of city officials to put their influence behind the (market), eventually ground it down.” (NYT)
The Mudtruck takes a break from Astor Place (EV Grieve).
A look at Orchard Street art bar Cafe Dancer (Artinfo).
Summer Streets kicks off this weekend (NYC.gov).