Extra Extra: 5th Avenue in Park Slope named one of the coolest streets in the world

It’s Wednesday afternoon in New York City, where Gov. Hochul is leaning into her role as a Biden surrogate.

Here’s what else is happening:

  • “Over the last 50 years, we have experienced a slow-moving, near-complete unwinding of the idea that this country owes anything to Black Americans for 350 years of legalized slavery and racism”: Nikole Hannah-Jones has a new essay about the Supreme Court’s recent ruling against affirmative action, and the broader conservative co-opting of “colorblindness” as a way to stop racial justice initiatives.
  • The New York Times asked the NYPD and a bunch of other city agencies if they’re doing anything to “stop” migrant kids from selling candy on the subways during the middle of the school day.
  • A Long Island roller derby team is suing over Nassau County’s executive order banning trans women from competing in women’s sports at county-owned facilities.
  • Here’s a cool photo essay about the Knicks City Dancers.
  • Is Fifth Avenue in Park Slope the 13th coolest street in the world? Time Out says so.
  • Staffers at a Virginia wildlife center insist that wearing these spooky fox masks when they feed abandoned infant foxes is important so they don’t form attachments to humans and resist being re-released into the wild.
  • “I feel like the patriarchy does this thing to us where they make us feel scarcity and that there’s not enough for all of us to do our thing”: Gwyneth Paltrow said she was upset when haters tried to call Poosh a rip-off of Goop.
  • And finally, they saw you across the yard and wanted to say hi:

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