Morning Bites: David Simon’s Speech, Aleksandar Hemon, New York Squares, New Elaine’s, Dalton Trumbo’s Birthday, and More


Dalton Trumbo was born on this day in 1905.

Aleksandar Hemon picks some winners. 

“[Muhammad ] Ali threw in the towel, admitting that when it came to poetry, he had been defeated.” – Richard Dedeaux, member of the Watts Prophets spoken word group, has passed away at 73.

Elaine’s is opening except it isn’t Elaine’s.

David Simon gave a pretty great speech about the two Americas.

All the squares of New York City.

Whatever happened to the old Greenwich Village? 

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