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The Day | Slip on Stairs May Have Killed Carlisle Brigham - The Local East Village Blog - NYTimes.com


The Day | Slip on Stairs May Have Killed Carlisle Brigham


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Boys Are StupidScott Lynch

Good morning, East Village.

The New York Post reports that Carlisle Brigham may have died from a slip down the stairs. “There was so much blood around Brigham’s neck when her body was found at 10:33 a.m. that investigators initially theorized she’d been slashed. But they later said it appeared to be just a tragic accident, during which she shattered her chin on a step of the first-floor stairwell in the building.” Former mayor Ed Koch called the victim “a wonderful young woman.”

The Post also reports that the woman killed yesterday by a flatbed truck turning onto Sixth Avenue is named Jessica Dworkin, and that she was known around the neighborhood as “the Scooter Lady.”

Guest of a Guest has a street styles gallery of “The Pretty and the Gritty in Alphabet City.”

Racked notes that the TOWN Astor Place Sidewalk Festival at 26 Astor Place is going down from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. All kinds of freebies will be up for grabs — a free outdoor yoga class concludes the fest.

EV Grieve has photos of a willow tree limb that collapsed from Ninth Street Community Garden Park and landed on a van.

And regular contributor Scott Lynch — that’s his photo above — headed over to Commodore Barry Park in Brooklyn and snapped some pics for our sister site, The Local Fort Greene.