–Two years after the deadly explosion on 2nd Avenue, there’s word that the property owner might be preparing to sell. If the two lots, now vacant, are sold, lawyers feel it could be difficult to collect settlements for the victims. The owner, Maria Hrynenko, has been charged with manslaughter and is awaiting trial. [New York Post]
–A cop has filed a $15 million sex harassment suit against her sargeant at the 7th Precinct. [New York Post]
–The artist, Ai Weiwei, launches his next big exhibition this coming fall, building fences throughout New York City. One location will be the Essex Street Market. “Inspired by the international migration crisis and tense sociopolitical battles surrounding the issue in the United States and worldwide, the artist has conceived of this ambitious, multi-site project as a way of transforming the metal wire security fence into a powerful artistic symbol.” [Art Fix Daily]
–The Lowline will be holding a public workshop tonight at Seward Park High School. It’s an opportunity for community members to discuss what they’d like to see as part of the underground park in the old Delancey Street trolley terminal. More info on our Calendar page.