News Roundup

Lunch Rush: At Least We Don’t Have an Infowars Mayor


• Gargiulo’s in Coney Island is catching some flack for a planned NRA fundraiser and gun raffle to be held in April that will feature a “wall of guns.”

• A plan to add ten natural gas pipelines around New York State could completely derail Governor Cuomo’s plan to drastically cut the state’s greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. Imagine that!

• One day after shipping off Rick Nash, the Rangers also traded captain and longtime defensive stalwart Ryan McDonagh for draft picks and prospects.

• ICE continues to protect America…by detaining a 56-year-old cab driver with cancer and refusing to let him see his doctor.

• Public sector unions in New York are concerned, but aren’t freaking out, about the potential of the Supreme Court ruling against labor in Janus v. AFSCME.

• The TSA is testing experimental long-rage bomb detectors in Penn Station that scan people for explosive suicide vests. God, the future sucks ass.

• A look at the collaborations between director Ryan Coogler and Michael B. Jordan that led to Jordan’s heralded Black Panther performance.

• The problem with the city’s reliance on mixing zones — bike lanes that allow drivers to pull in at the end to make a turn — in one video.

• The Mets’ Noah Syndergaard, shirtless and nonchalant after his spring training debut.

• Say what you will about Mayor de Blasio, but at least he’s not sharing videos calling a Parkland survivor a crisis actor, unlike the mayor of Newton, New Jersey.

• The Department of Transportation studied every available option for 14th Street during the L train shutdown (except for maybe some better ones).