Friday News Links
NYFD investigators are back on the scene of that four alarm fire that broke out in a Chinatown grocery store last night. They're trying to figure out what caused the fire that took five hours to control. Seven firefighters suffered minor injuries. See the video via ArtRavels.
The New York Post says a 14 year old was arrested earlier this week for the April 22 beating and robbery of a man near Essex and Delancey. It happened about 5pm. The suspect, and two accomplices, pummeled the victim and stole his phone. The victim's jaw had to be wired shut. All three suspects were arrested.
About 185,000 New Yorkers pedaled to work in 2008, up 18,000 from 2007. In the past three years NYC has added 620 miles of bike lanes.