Why Are They Protesting Tyre Nichols In Times Square?
Protestors came to Times Square, Union Square and Grand Central Terminal in protest of the death of Tyre Nichols. His death was most certainly uncalled for. Graphic footage shows that Nichols was pummeled and tased. It was senseless and brutal.
The reason I question the violent outbreak that happened in Manhattan, is Nichols died earlier this month in Memphis Tennessee. The five cops involved in the murder were arrested on Thursday and charged.
Nichols at 29-year-old Fed Ex driver and the five cops were all black.
Protests were mostly peaceful, but a demonstration in Times Square where a protestor jumped on top of a police cruiser and smashed the windshield. As a result, the NYPD shutdown southbound vehicular traffic on Broadway from 48th Street to 42nd Street, and 46th Street was closed to vehicular traffic between Sixth and Eighth Avenue.
NYC Public Advocate Jumaane Williams said he won’t watch the video, but was in Times Square Friday night to ensure non-violent protestors were given the space they needed to channel their anger. Why? Again this happened in another state and sadly to say this was black against black.
Mayor Adams said it appears that the five officers tarnished the work that he and others attempted to accomplish.
The Nichols family, pleaded for the demonstrators to be peaceful, yet three New Yorkers denied their pleas.
Candy Nicole, 25, was charged with assault, hate crime assault, and two counts of obstruction of governmental administration for punching a cop in the nose and another in the head in the Friday night. She was freed without bail, thanks to Alvin Braggs. MsNicole, has a prior arrest for grabbing a male partner’s testicles during an argument, was released on her own recognizance Saturday following a brief appearance in New York County Criminal Court.
Hours before, the 25-year-old was one of three New Yorkers arrested as thousands descended on Times Square to protest the police brutality death of Nichols, a 29-year-old black man killed earlier this month during a traffic stop by Memphis police.
Argenis Rivera, 33, was charged with criminal mischief for jumping on a marked NYPD cruiser and smashing the windshield with his foot.
Katherine Stone, 34, was issued a desk appearance ticket for criminal mischief and possessing graffiti tools after she defaced the cop car.
I am not against protesting, but without the NYC police being backed, New Yorkers have lost multiple business due to crime. There has to be a medium between crime and humanity.
My View: The Only Thing Missing Was A Latte ( with extra foam) Marcy & Zina Party at 54 Below
The only thing missing at last night’s party for Marcy and Zina was a Latte choice in the beverage section on the menu at 54 Below (with extra foam). The show, titled Make Your Own Party: The Songs of Goldrich and Heisler was conceived by Scott Coulter and performed by a cast of five. It celebrated over three decades of quirky, heartfelt and utterly contemporary romantic comedy songs written by Marcy Heisler and Zina Goldrich.
From “Taylor the Latte Boy” to under appreciated altos we were introduced to the cast of characters that inspired these inseparable, irreverent friends to write over three hundred and counting musical love letters to the city, the theatre, and the people who make them sing. The evening was filled with the heart felt stories that these two award winning women have created and was performed by a first rate cast of Broadway super singers. The lyrics, the music, the luscious harmonies…it was the best party of music I’ve ever been invited to.
The Performers: Jill Abramowitz, Cole Burden, Alex Getlin, Joe Kinosian, Kelli Rabke, and Austin Rivers.
Joe Kinosian,piano, Matt Scharfglass, bass
Marcy & Zina have been performing and writing together since 1992. Their critically acclaimed romantic comedy songs have been featured in venues across the world, recorded by artists across many genres, and appear in numerous folios and collected works. Their Off-Broadway musical Dear Edwina earned them a Drama Desk nomination, and other works have been produced by regional powerhouses such as Paper Mill playhouse, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Goodspeed, and the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts. Their shows include Ever After, JUnie B Jones, and The Great American Musical, based on the bestselling book by auther/director Julie Andrews.
What is Going On Over at Manhattan Plaza?
The residents of the 484 building at Manhattan Plaza are having to deal with a tenant who set his apartment on fire in January. The man then barricaded the door to keep the Fire Department out. Now management has allowed the man to move back in to his unit. Management not only had to replace his front door, but also the frame since the firefighters had been forced to knock it down with axes and battering rams.
As a precaution they removed his gas stove (which wasn’t where he had set his fire), he did that in the living room.
The first night he was back, the building stationed a security guard on his floor, but that was only for one night.
The management is refusing to communicate with tenants on that floor and the adjoining ones.
Before the tenant graduated to arson, he was known to threaten, harass and stalk his neighbors. It was the second time he had barricaded his door to keep first responders out.
Could this be another homicidal / suicidal episode waiting to happen?
Thanks to the New York Court system it can take two years to evict a tenant, even an arsonist.
Illegal Migrants Now Are Given The Old McDonald Building On 42nd Street
Mayor Eric Adams is set to open another illegal migrant shelter right in the heart of Times Square. The vacant Candler Tower office building, at 209-213 West 42nd Street is about to house more illegal migrants.
This is smack dabb in the pulse of Times Square.
The building, once home to the 24-hour McDonald’s restaurant was long billed as the busiest and most profitable of its kind in the US. Thanks to COVID-19 the building was lockdown in June 2020 and the building’s owner, UK-based investment company EPIC, reportedly signed over the deed in March 2022 to avoid foreclosure.
This property is 227,685 square feet and has 24 floors, with a market value of $110,464,000.
There are now 103 emergency shelters being used to house migrants and guess who is footing the bill?
Why are we not housing our Vets, our homeless or our senior citizens? I guess if you are illegal you get a free pass!
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