The Briefly for November 6, 2020 – The "How Your Neighbors Voted" Friday Edition
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Map: How your neighbors voted in the election. Go ahead, you know you want to look. (Jake Dobkin for Gothamist) So now that it's legal in New Jersey, when does New York get its legal weed? (Will Gleason for Time Out) Scott Lynch ate outside in 43-degree weather. What's the lowest temperature you'd still eat outside in? (Scott Lynch for Gothamist) The January tests have been canceled. (Sophia Chang and Jessica Gould for Gothamist) Video: Watch a subway full of people try to convince one asshole to wear a goddamn mask. (Amanda Hatfield for BrooklynVegan) A running list of new restaurants that opened in the city during the pandemic. (Eater) Shootings in the city were up 121% in October, according to the NYPD, but murders are down by one from 2019. (Matt Troutman for Patch) Farewell to Angry Wade's, forced to close after 20 years by the pandemic. (Rose Adams for Brooklyn Paper) A look at New York's stricter travel regulation. (Shaye Weaver for Time Out) Video: Walking the boarded up 5th Ave on Election Night. (ActionKid) Despite all evidence to the contrary, NYPD Chief of Patrol Juanita Holmes said that the NYPD has never used the kettling tactic. (Mark Hallum for amNewYork Metro) The NYPD clashed with the "We Choose Freedom" march and rally, which started outside the Stonewall Inn, making several arrests, including the march's organizer. Also at the march was NYC Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, who was seen on video being shoved around by the NYPD. (Christopher Robbins, Stephen Nessen, and John Del Signore for Gothamist) The story of Devina Singh's Wednesday night started with participation in an anti-racist protest and ended with having her arm broken while being arrested. How was your Wednesday night? (Gwynne Hogan, Sydney Pereira, and Jake Offenhatz for Gothamist) A Brooklyn student tested positive for COVID. Teachers didn’t find out until 10 days later. (Reema Amin for Chalkbeat) The ultimate guide to Brooklyn's Chinatown, from artist Stephanie Shih. (Noëmie Carrant for RESY) A look back 56 years at Lenny Bruce's first obscenity arrest after a gig at Cafe Au Go Go in Greenwich Village. (Lannyl Stephens for GVSHP) Three weeks until Thanksgiving. Here's where to order takeout Thanksgiving meals this year in NYC. (Dana Schulz for 6sqft) Is there a better restaurant name than Bolivian Llama Party? Bolivian Llama Party has opened a storefront in Sunnyside. (Scott Lynch for Gothamist) Like everything good, The Union Square Holiday Market has been canceled for this year. (Collier Sutter for Time Out) Apartment Porn: A $3.25 million "true penthouse" in Murray Hill. A rooftop terrace with views of the Empire State Building and floor-to-ceiling windows in the living room. (Dana Schulz for 6sqft) Here's what you need to know as the rules around pandemic rules around evictions changed again this week. (Allison Dikanovic for The City) As of me writing this, there's no official result in the presidential election. Here are 10 things to take your mind off the delayed result. (Shaye Weaver for Time Out) Election night wasn't great for Democrats and Governor Cuomo blamed Mayor de Blasio for the losses. (Jesse McKinley, Dana Rubenstein, and Emme G. Fitzsimmons for NY Times) Photo Essay: The most important reason to have voted. (Photos by Keira Wingate and Cai Pigliucci for Bklyner) AOC won re-election, which isn't a surprise, even if her opponents paid $10 million to try to oust her. (Jeffrey C. Mays for NY Times) 20 scenes from Election Day. (Will Gleason for Time Out) Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis has declared victory of incumbent Congressmember Max Rose in the 11th Congressional District. (Noah Singer for Brooklyn Eagle) Rose's loss is partially attributed to Rose marching in solidarity with protesters demanding cuts to the NYPD budget, even if that's not what the march was about . (Emily Nadal for City Limits) The 14 best new restaurants in Queens. (Eater) Thanks to reader @directorchick for today's featured photo!