Our old man editor uses his air conditioner four times a year — but, wouldn't you know, the A/C broke on Saturday (high in the 90s) and he's so verklempt that he told us to just push the headlines through while he waits for the repairman to come, hopefully today.
Someone who doesn't like Maya Wiley's belief in defunding the police dropped a dime on her with the NY Post. But the tabloid gave her fair coverage for her position that the NYPD crackdown in Washington Square and Tompkins Square parks is a waste of money. And Gothamist covered the issue the way it's supposed to be covered: as a major issue of policing public space.
Advocates rallied in The Bronx for more money from the federal government for subway accessibility. (amNY)
The New York Times's Metropolitan Diary continues its obsession with cars. The latest entry is yet another attempt to normalize (and even salute) a tiny number of city residents' bizarre, inefficient, wasteful and tribal alternate-side-of-the-street rituals.