Elsewhere: Bloomberg, Spitzer, Soares

MoveOn.org is hosting a fund-raising event for Barack Obama in New York.

Richard Brodsky has an alternative to congestion pricing.

Dee Richards wants to see Michael Bloomberg run for governor.

Reporters are happy Bloomberg’s presidential bid is over.

“Bloomberg Not Running, Nation Recovers Quickly,” is the headline on this blog item.

In the comments section, the-nose is not surprised Bloomberg’s presidential prospects didn’t poll well.

Eliot Spitzer said, “We managed, despite the coverage of loud voices, to get a lot accomplished.”

Liz is not impressed with Spitzer’s newest metaphor. " ‘I’m an effing bus driver, and I’ll pick you up at the next stop!’ doesn’t quite have the same ring to it."

Anthony Weiner gets mentioned in TimeOut New York.

David Soares is running for re-election.

U.S. News and World Reports picks up on the closures of some O.T.B. parlors here.

A drug counselor on Rikers Island was busted for…drugs.

And above is a clip of Spitzer discussing a new unity in New York.