The Fate of Monserrate’s Holiday Party, the Ravitch Plan and the Boroughs

Hiram Monserrate’s girlfriend did not want him arrested for lacerating her face with a shard of broken glass, but in domestic violence incidents arrests are mandatory. [CR]

It’s not clear if Monserrate’s holiday party, scheduled for tonight, will go on. [Liz]

The Ravitch plan for the M.T.A. is a better deal for outer boroughs, apparently. [Streetsblog]

The possibility that not-yet state senator Pedro Espada will run for Bronx borough president makes the race “anyone’s guess.” [West Bronx]

Ford turned down the government’s money. [AP]

The Fate of Monserrate’s Holiday Party, the Ravitch Plan and the Boroughs