Morning Reads: Cuomo in D.C., Cooper Union Protest, Tiger Show is Tops

  • Governor Cuomo went to Washington yesterday in his quest for $42 billion in federal hurricane aid (NYT).
  • Federal investigators are looking into whether workers cleaning up after Hurricane Sandy had appropriate protective gear; it looks like most workers at the Lillian Wald Houses were properly prepared (WCBS).
  • Students take over a room at Cooper Union to protest possible tuition (NYT, EV Grieve, The Local).
  • Those caged tigers at the Ramiken Crucible gallery on Grand Street made Jerry Saltz’s list of 2012 art highlights (NYM).
  • Gary Weingarten of Rivington Street bar Verlaine is one of those featured in a story about the new DIY spirit of volunteerism (AM NY).