The Day | A Few Morning Reads

EV tompkins sq parkGloria Chung

Good morning, East Village.

A few interesting reads from the neighborhood over the weekend.

EVGrieve offers some memories of homesteader Michael Shenker and also has photos of an event billed as “the largest paint party in the world” at Webster Hall Saturday.

Neighborhoodr presents a video assessment of how people use — or don’t use — bike lanes. This column on bike culture is worth checking out over at The Villager.

After spending part of the past week in the East Village, the cast and crew of “Gossip Girl” have moved a little bit farther south, according to Bowery Boogie.

And slightly west of our neighborhood, the Washington Square News reports on a vigil for young suicide victims who were bullied because of their sexual orientation.