Nothing to Lose But Their Chais

  • The International Workers of the World have set their sights on three Manhattan Starbuckses (is that the plural?) to unionize, after settling with the company on an unfair-labor-practices suit. Reader poll: Where are they? (AP, via Crain’s)
  • The Dubai company that wanted to manage the Port of New York has withdrawn its bid. (The Washington Post)
  • Jim McManus of the fabled McManus Democratic Machine Club was kicked out of a cigar-smokey West 44th Street storefront and now suffers the indignity of running his operation in a suite across the hall from P. Diddy. (The New York Times)
  • – Tom McGeveran