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  • The Times takes a deep dive into the growing highway removal movement, and how it could affect cities around America.
  • Senate Republicans are apparently gearing up to use the filibuster to block the creation of a commission to investigate the January 6th attack on the Capitol.
  • Summer 2021 is going to be Hot Beach Summer, don't delay, book your beach today.
  • The Cut has a fascinating article about Race2Dinner, intimate affairs where two entrepreneurs gather eight white women for an uncomfortable dinner talking about racial biases and "dredging up white women’s shame."
  • Certain people are up in arms about Bernie Sanders' frankly reasonable hotel requests, including 60-degree rooms and king size beds.
  • Will pandemic puppies be extra sad when humans start going to offices again? Possibly, but humans will also be extra sad to leave them at home, so it goes both ways.
  • New Yorkers love rollerskating, and the NY Times is ON IT.
  • Are you looking to buy a home in the East Hamptons that looks like a giant abstract crayon box? Then you are in luck.
  • We're getting back out there, so here are some tips on the best new cocktail bars in the city.
  • Australian indie artist Julia Jacklin was just starting to break out with her excellent sophomore album Crushing when the pandemic hit—now she's figuring out how her career fits into her life.
  • We’d like to take a moment to remember Christopher Conry, a.k.a. Gothamist commenter NanGoldinShowers. We appreciated his contributions to the community and will miss his observations and comments.
  • And finally, a kooky dog: