Early Saturday evening, an 18-year-old woman was threatened with a knife and spat on (in the face) at the Essex Street-Delancey Street subway station. No arrests have been made.
According to police, on April 12 a female MTA clerk working at the East Broadway subway station, 46, was punched several times and maced by a disgruntled woman seeking a free ride. The perpetrator fled the scene. [DNA Info]
A new “marine transfer station” opening this fall in Gowanus will cut down on the prevalent sight of piled garbage in Williamsburg, Greenpoint and Bushwick. [Williamsburg Patch]
Composer Philip Glass, 80, welcomed a reporter into his East Village studio.
For the rest of April, the East Village’s Baohouse will serve Cheeto fried chicken bao. [Eater NY]
In Williamsburg, a traveling woman returned home to find that a pregnant pigeon had made a nest in her pasta strainer. They duo are now amicably coexisting in the apartment. [CBS NY]