The "Goes Together Like Bread Sauce, and Cheese" Edition
Lawsuits against the NYPD move forward, the NYCFC stadium is dead, a Pixar mini-golf course, renters are back, and more
Today - Low: 72˚ High: 76˚
Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
• With heavy rains hitting the city in the last few weeks, the subway system has been exposed for what it really is: a backup sewer system. (Jose Martinez for The City)
• A judge ruled that six lawsuits against the NYPD, including the one from NY Attorney General Letitia James, can continue in federal court. The lawsuits allege that the NYPD violated the protestors' constitutional rights and that the use of kettling was excessive. (David Cruz for Gothamist)
• The deal that would have put a soccer stadium next door to Yankee stadium appears to be dead. The Yankees are blaming the city and the city is blaming the Yankees. (Suzannah Cavanaugh for The Real Deal)
• The American LGBTQ+ Museum is scheduled to open in 2024 and found a home through the expansion of the New-York Historical Scoety Museum and Library. (André Wheeler for Time Out)
• Apartment Lust: A 160-year-old wood-frame Clinton Hill house for $3.75M, with five marble mantles, a garden, magnolia tree, dual parlors, marble ceilings, four bedroom fireplaces, and more. (Dana Schulz for 6sqft)
• Authorities are searching for a man they say escaped from a jail barge floating near the Hunts Point section of the Bronx early Saturday. (David Cruz for Gothamist)
• The best Senegalese restaurants in Brooklyn. (Nikko Duren for The Infatuation)
• A pop-up Pixar-themed mini-golf course is coming to Battery Park this summer. Tickets are available (nearly $40 seems steep for mini-golf) and will run through October. (Shaye Weaver for Time Out)
• A Pro-Trump City Council candidate is under investigation for possibly forging absentee ballots, including a ballot from a dead person. The irony on this is mind-numbing. (Gwynne Hogan for Gothamist)
• The Times looks at the history and future of the Elizabeth Street Garden. With the death of founder Allan Reiver, the fight over turning the land into affordable housing has intensified. (Zachary Small for NY Times)
• A look at how New York City's steam system works, the largest in the country. (Michelle Young for Untapped New York)
• Eric Adams' mission for NYC is "safety, safety, safety." (Emma G. Fitzsimmons, Dana Rubinstein and Jeffery C. Mays for NY Times)
• Renters are coming back to Manhattan, which means deals and concessions are getting harder and harder to find. (Brick Underground)
• 10 secrets of Grand Central Terminal. (Untapped New York)
• The hottest restaurants in Queens this month. (Eater)
Featured Pet: Meredith!
Thanks to Eliot for sending in this photo of Meredith, named for YES Network clubhouse reporter Meredith Marakovits. How big of a Yankee fan are you that you’re naming your pets after Yankee clubhouse reporters? Your answer is Eliot.