In the News: Rally Against Rape

••• “One day after a homeless man allegedly raped and tried to strangle a 21-year-old woman in the Tribeca section of Hudson River Park, politicians gathered at the site of the attack to speak out against anticipated budget cuts to the NYPD.” —DNAinfo (photo by Julie Shapiro courtesy DNAinfo)

••• “The serial sex offender accused of viciously raping a woman in Hudson River Park over the weekend tried to hang himself yesterday — and his victim wondered what took him so long. ‘He’s lived with himself doing this so long, it’s surprising that now it has become too much,’ the 21-year-old aspiring actress told The Post of Jonathan Stewart’s suicide attempt in the lockup at Manhattan Criminal Court.”

••• “After nine years in business, the Dumbo location of all-purpose American restaurant Bubby’s is closing up shop. The Bubby’s team tells Eater that October 27 will be the restaurant’s last day in business. Until then, the dining room will be open for brunch on the weekends, and the catering division will continue to operate as usual.” —Eater

••• Racked gets to know the owners of Greenwich Jewelers.

••• “The ‘1,800 sq ft’ Manhattan loft on the 8th floor at 69 Murray Street that sold in a very Peak-y sale on January 31, 2008 at $2.275mm just resold in the same condition at $2.25mm. That’s a trivial ‘change’ in value of $25,000 or 1% […] I’d call that essentially flat to a Peak sale. And, in that, impressive.” —Manhattan Loft Guy

••• “Less than 24 hours after a New York City administrative law judge ruled that dog owners have the legal right to let their pets exercise off-leash on a fenced-in lawn in Battery Park (the 25-acre green space to the south of Battery Park City), Parks Enforcement Officers issued summonses to three dog owners for doing what had been ruled lawful the day before.” —Broadsheet

••• The Broadsheet reports on the BPC Block Party.

••• DNAinfo profiles P.S. 150 principal Jenny Bonnet.


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