–Professor Peter Kwong, an Asian-American scholar and very familiar presence in Chinatown, has died. [City Limits]
–At the Lower East Side’s High School for Dual Language and Asian Studies, teachers and students are bucking a trend — and showing how English Language Learners can succeed. [Chalkbeat]
–While South Street Seaport’s Pier 17 is on track to open in 2018, the relocation and reconstruction of the historic Tin Building will take longer. [New York Post]
–Renovations are coming to the Hamilton-Holly House on St. Mark’s Place, a city landmark. [EV Grieve]
–The power of song is one cyclist’s secret to dispersing those pesky tourists clogging up the Brooklyn Bridge. [Gothamist]
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