Good morning and happy Friday. It’s sunny and breezy with a high of 57 degrees today. Temperatures drop a few degrees over the weekend — but we’re looking settled for the next seven days.
The second part of Sarah’s interview with District Attorney Alvin Bragg deals with homelessness, housing and hotlines — with a bit of crime thrown in. Read more…
Runaway and homeless young people who visit any of New York City’s overnight drop-in centers are now prohibited from “resting” there — and the providers have been ordered to remove any cots or resting places. Read more…
What we’ve been reading
Bergdorf has created a fantasy dinner party featuring drawings and fashion from New York independent creators. (WWD)
Migrants continue their journey to Canada with bus tickets bought by NYC. (New York Times)
Department of Social Services Commissioner Gary Jenkins is quitting, amid homeless and migrant crisis. (Gothamist)
There was a fatal shooting last night on 8th Avenue and W44th Street. (New York Post)
Nice write-up on Nikita and Sabrina at Sesamo. (Forbes)
Are you following the story of Flaco the Eurasian Eagle Owl? If not, we’d recommend you tune in to Manhattan Bird Alert on Twitter to check whether Flaco (who got freedom after his cage at Central Park Zoo was vandalized) is still evading capture. The picture above shows him by a trap (he didn’t fall for it!) photographed by @jacquelineUWS
Happy birthday to Jeffrey Hardy, Brendan Sokler and Brian Oakes.