Petition urges city to legalize bodega cats; MoMA adds original emoji to permanent collection

Posted On Thu, October 27, 2016 By

Posted On Thu, October 27, 2016 By In Uncategorized

  • After a bodega got a bad Yelp review because of its in-house feline, a petition is asking the city to legalize bodega cats. [Metro]
  • And other New Yorkers are suing the state over a law that makes it a crime to photograph ballots in a polling booths (hence take selfies). [DNAinfo]
  • 130 years ago, the Statue of Liberty was officially dedicated in a day-long celebration led by President Grover Cleveland. [Untapped]
  • MoMA acquired the original set of 176 emoji from 1999 for its permanent collection. [NYT]
  • City Councilman Corey Johnson requested that no more air rights be transferred within his neighborhood from Pier 40, the site of the massive St. John’s Terminal project, which could cost the pier $140 million. [Crain’s]

Images: Bodega cat via Bodega Cats of Instagram (L); Original set of emoji via Shigetaka Kurita, gift of NTT DoCoMo (R)

 

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