Drunken Carjacking, Teacher Layoff Threat, Bike Battles

  • Drunken California man hijacks a cab on Delancey Street, crashes near Union Square (Daily News).
  • Lower East Side would be hit hard in “worst case” teacher layoff scheme (NYT, DNA Info).
  • According to Fred Dicker, Sheldon Silver has acknowledged it’s not looking good for the “millionaire tax.” (Post)
  • Queens Assemblyman wants mandatory bike registration (Post).
  • Saying so long to Chinatown Fair, the neighborhood’s last old school arcade (NYC The Blog).
  • Artist and animal lover Peter Max donates painting of an old carriage horse saved from the slaughterhouse to the Henry Street Settlement; the painting will be auctioned for up to $20,000 (Daily News).
  • LES students compete in robotics challenge (NY1).