There is a colorful beast of some sort climbing out of the East River. Plus, Harlem's eye-straining new condo, Chinatown's intra-hood Olympics smackdown, and the big-cabbage guy of Staten Island. In our Freedom Friday edition of the daily boroughs report!
Seymour Burton owner Adam Cohn announced today that his restaurant will reinvent itself later this fall. In an interview with Grub Street, Cohn shares plans for his new, unnamed venture; his hopes for a new "truck stop"–style burger; and why Seymour Burton couldn't fill seats.
Scruffles are playing in the streets in Jackson Heights. Gays are scared for their Vespas in Chelsea. Some other group of people is turning in its Uzis in Clinton Hill. And everybody is reading our daily boroughs report.
The disingenuous denizens of Red Hook, the doomed views of the West 15th Street co-op dwellers, and the junk food–craving office gals of Long Island City, all wrapped up into our daily boroughs report like the contents of a vegan burrito!
A mystery poop enrages habitués of a Prospect Park sandbox, the "Pride of Spanish Harlem" becomes its shame, and a very strange video emerges from a Bushwick barbecue. That and more in today's boroughs roundup.