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In the News: Summer Streets Kicks Off This Saturday

••• “Summer Streets is coming back. The Department of Transportation’s popular program, which turns Park Avenue into a car-free oasis for three consecutive Saturdays, returns this week. The first event takes place on Saturday, August 5, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.” —Curbed

••• An ode to Bouley. —Grub Street

••• “The city is shelling out a fortune to house hundreds of homeless people in pricey Financial District hotels—but they hate living in the red-hot Manhattan neighborhood. The free housing bestowed on scores of down-on-their-luck families is negated by the sky-high cost of food and other services in the trendy area, homeless hotel residents griped to The Post.”

••• Various ways to get out on the water around here. —Broadsheet

••• Daytonian in Manhattan looks back at when the Church of the Ascension was on Canal Street east of Broadway: “Possibly NYC’s first Greek Revival style church, Ithiel Town’s masterful 1829 Ascension Church stood only 10 years.” Below: Drawn by C. Burton, engraved by H. Fofsette, from the collection of the Museum of the City of New York.

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