Where to find Ai Weiwei’s ‘Good Fences Make Good Neighbors’ installations (Curbed) — See where you can find the installations of Ai Weiwei’s latest site-specific project. Locations range from centrally located public spaces like Washington Square Park to off the beaten path bus shelters in the outer boroughs.
Two potential hip-hop museums are vying to be NYC’s first (DNAinfo) — One would-be museum is in Harlem and the other is in The Bronx. Both want to be the only game in town.
NYPD has issued 21 percent more tickets to bicyclists this year (Metro) — As of Oct. 1, the NYPD has issued 23,452 summons in 2017, which is up from the 18,991 summons issued at the same time last year.
76 percent of bridges in NYC are functionally obsolete (Curbed) — A new report released by the State Comptroller’s office found that 86 NYC bridges are “safe to drive on,” but structurally deficient.
Woman attempts to steal a baby in Crown Heights (Gothamist) — On Wednesday, a woman attempted to steal a baby from a stroller at a major Orthodox synagogue in Crown Heights. The woman was accosted and the baby was returned to its mother.
Jimmy MacMillan, coiner of the “Rent is Too Damn High,” is running for public office … again (The Villager) — The former mayoral, gubernatorial and even short-lived presidential candidate has launched a campaign for City Council District 2 in the East Village. MacMillan is running on the Republican ticket in an overwhelming Democratic district. Godspeed, Jimmy.
Voters: Today is the last day to register! (NYC Board of Elections) — Today is the last day to register for the general election on Nov. 6. Follow the link to learn more about registering.