Consider yourself warned: a government plane will fly over the harbor tomorrow and then a bunch of army paratroopers will land in the grass around the Statue of Liberty, but it’s just a celebration.
It turns out New York has $300,000 for a streetcar study.
The Bronx Democratic Party is looking, without much success, for somebody to run against Councilwoman Maria Baez.
Chris Lee has turned out not to be the “Republican robot” Buffalo Pundit thought he would be.
Trainjotting reports Michael Bloomberg and a couple of M.T.A. people are christening the new Yankee Stadium stop tomorrow.
Marcia Kramer says Bloomberg gets a passing grade on his response to pig flu.
“[N]o single candidate seems to merit special attention,” the Queens Gazette writes about the race for Eric Gioia’s Council seat.
Support for mayoral control pops up in the Canarsie Courier.
City tax revenues will be down $2.5 billion this year, reports Joan Gralla.
Chris Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy’s son, is running for none other than the congressional seat previously held by Barack Obama.
And above, an weirdly reserved video about “unshackling upstate.” (via Political IV)