The "A New Central Park Karen Emerges" Edition
The Times endorses Kathryn Garcia, Cuomo gets angry (again), Pfizer's vaccine authorized for 12-to-15-year-olds, and more
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Partly cloudy throughout the day.
• The NY Times endorsed Kathryn Garcia for mayor. (NY Times Editorial Board)
• Kathryn Garcia's mayoral endorsement interview. (NY Times Editorial Board)
• Depending on who our next mayor may be, Mayor de Blasio's plan to replace Rikers Island with multiple smaller jails may not happen. (Rachel Holliday Smith for The City)
• Jean Kim, the woman accusing Scott Stringer of sexual harassment, gave an interview with the Times. (Katie Glueck for NY Times)
• Most of Scott Stringer's endorsements have disappeared, but not the United Federation of Teachers. (Eliza Shapiro for NY Times)
• The City's mayoral picker quiz has a new addition: Meet Your Mayor: Taxes. (The City)
• “Keep it gay and keep it against capitalism.” A look at Seitan Rising on Morgan Ave, which opened last August. (Nate Torda for Bushwick Daily)
• Despite a string of high-profile attacks, crime on the subway is low. If the MTA is worried about the perception that the subways aren't safe why does it continually make public statements that the subways aren't safe? (Caroline Spivack for Curbed)
• The city is lowering the speed limit on 45 miles of roads in the outer boroughs in the interest of pedestrian safety with speed cameras posted on them. (Stephen Nessen for Gothamist)
• Making the argument that the loss of a congressional seat as a result of the 2020 Census can be attributed to Governor Cuomo not taking the census seriously. (R.C. Baker for Village Voice)
• Governor Cuomo is almost through denial and reached anger, publicly attacking NY Attorney General Letitia James, who is investigating his use of state resources to write his memoir and sexual harassment claims against him. (Luis Ferré-Sadurní for NY Times)
• Upon release from prison everyone automatically has their voting rights restored and can immediately register. Previously, Governor Cuomo had been using his pardon power to restore rights to people upon release. (Brigid Bergin for Gothamist)
• There is a new Central Park Karen. (Mike Mishkin for I Love the Upper West Side)
• The FDA authorized Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine for 12-to-15-year-olds. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention could provide authorization on Wednesday. Mayor de Blasio has said teenagers can be inoculated as soon as the decision is made. (Danny Lewis and Sean Carlson for Gothamist)
• Rough Trade has an unlikely new home: 30 Rock. Its live programming will become a part of Rockefeller Center's programming. (Jenn Pelly for NY Times)
• Photos: The renovated Brooklyn Public Library. (Anna Ben Yehuda with photography by Gregg Richards for Time Out)
• Succession won't return to TV until the end of the year, but here's a list of everywhere they've been filming lately. (Jenny Xe for Curbed)
• 22 stellar Indian restaurants. (Robert Sietsema for Eater)
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