September 22, 2011 Weather: Thundershowers, High of 74 Degrees.
The American Folk Art Museum will continue operating at its current Lincoln Square location, after trustees had considered disbanding the collection and closing down. The museum got a last-minute infusion of cash from the Ford Foundation and the trustees. (NY Times)
The Upper West Side has the lowest rate of car theft in the entire city. (DNAinfo)
Pamela Geller, a conservative blogger from the Upper West Side, wants to put up an ad in the subway supporting Israel. It’s just a wee bit inflammatory: “In Any War Between the Civilized Man and the Savage, Support the Civilized Man.” Her ad is in response to a campaign in the subways right now asking the U.S. to end military aid to Israel. She says she’ll sue if the ad isn’t accepted. (Metro)
The new Momofuku Milk Bar opening at 561 Columbus Avenue at 87th Street will serve a new kind of pork bun, with a steamed bun encasing braised pork shoulder and an optional egg. The latest opening date for the spot is September 24. (GrubStreet)