The New York Archdiocese announces parish closings and consolidations. On the LES, St. James/St. Joseph on Monroe Street will merge with Mott Street’s Transfiguration Church (NYT).
The city is not exactly springing into action to solve the overcrowding problem on the Brooklyn Bridge bike and pedestrian path (Crain’s).
A guy shooting a video of a fight on East 13th Street becomes a stabbing victim (Post-4th item).
Rita Ascione, the last surviving resident with a memory of the building, returns to the Tenement Museum’s 97 Orchard St. (NYT)
In search of a new home for Barney Rosset’s East Village mural (WSJ).
He’s baaack. David McWater is the new man in charge at d.b.a. (EV Grieve).