–A recap of yet another District 2 City Council debate. [Gotham Gazette]
–Here’s an analysis of who’s receiving money from the real estate industry in this election cycle. District 2 City Council candidate Carlina Rivera has raised more money than anyone else running for an open seat. She has collected $1,995 from real estate. [The Real Deal]
–City Council member Margaret Chin proposes legislation that, if approved, could give lawmakers more ability to curtail three proposed mega-towers in the Two Bridges area. [The Real Deal] Note: Original Crain’s story hiding behind a paywall.
–The man at the center of the controversy over Confederate flags in the windows of an East 8th Street building says he is not a racist. [DNAinfo]
–In Brooklyn, the city has begun making safety improvements for bicyclists accessing the Williamsburg Bridge. [Streetsblog]
–A walk through the neighborhood with Jeremiah Moss. [Curbed]
–The Charlie Parker Jazz Festival returns to Tompkins square Park on Sunday. [EV Grieve]