Good Friday afternoon in New York City, where dancehall yacht party season is upon us. Here's what else is happening:

  • The New York City Department of Buildings issued new rules this week saying that ghost stores operated by 15-minute grocery delivery apps are going to get booted to manufacturing zones unless they basically open their doors and operate like normal stores.
  • A fight broke out on NextDoor between parents of little kids and owners of dogs over who gets priority in a local East Williamsburg park, culminating with both sides saying the other should move to Long Island.
  • Providence, Rhode Island, is moving to pay reparations to Black families whose neighborhood was seized by eminent domain in the 1950s to build apartments for Brown University students and a shopping plaza that now houses a Whole Foods.
  • The Guardian has the story of a young Australian man who punctured his lung eating sugary cereal without milk — something he's still committed to doing despite having now punctured that lung twice (two times!).
  • "There's no shame in being older and getting older," Brooke Shields explained to NPR.
  • You all made fun of Jeremy Strong for calling Succession a comedy in the sense that "Chekhov is a comedy," but Brian Cox is now calling cancel culture "modern day McCarthyism," so, pick a new show?
  • Here's Feist doing a lovely Thomas Tallis-type harmony with a buzzing radiator in her dressing room.
  • Inflation has not slowed down online gambling.
  • TikTok is telling you to sell feet pics. Should you?
  • Philly's own Sadurn dropped its new album just in time for this rainy-ass day.
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  • And finally, nature's wraparound shades: