Here’s a look at some of the the items that caught our eye this week:
–On Friday evening, local State Assemblywoman Yuh-Line Niou joined other progressive elected officials in rescinding support for Scott Stringer, whose mayoral campaign has been rocked by sexual assault allegations. [Politico New York]
–City Councilwoman Carlina Rivera is among a group of lawmakers seeking to push through bills to protect the rights of delivery workers. [The City]
–A large hardcore concert in Tompkins Square Park was passed off as a 9/11 memorial in a city permit application. [Gothamist]
–The East Village bar, The Cock, is hoping to make a move to Rivington Street, in the old Fat Baby space. [EV Grieve]
—The Hester Flea, a new venture from the team that runs the Brooklyn Flee and Smorgasburg, staged its first market on Saturday, taking over the space formerly operated by the Hester Street Fair. The Hester Flea will take place every Saturday and Sunday dates will be added in a few weeks.
–Masalawala, the very good Indian restaurant that operated on Essex Street for a decade has now closed, as the ownership team focuses on other projects, including Dhamaka in the Essex Market. [Eater]