MORNING BULLETIN: SAFETY EMPHASIS COULD DELAY FOOD DELIVERIES, MANSION SELLS AT DISCOUNT


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August 20, 2012 Weather: Partly Cloudy, High of 77 Degrees.

Notices:
We have events up through Wednesday, including free jazz and other music tonight.

News:
A crackdown on bike delivery guys could cause people to wait longer for food deliveries. Upper West Side restaurants are being told to advise customers that their food might take a little longer to arrive, as delivery bicyclists obey laws like stopping at red lights. Those that break the law face $100 to $300 fines. (DNAinfo)

The owners of a mansion at 103 Riverside Drive (82nd Street) had to cut nearly $10 million off of their initial listing price before it recently sold for $12.1 million. (Curbed)

Speaking of crackdowns, we’re getting lots of interesting comments on our story about a crackdown on bicyclists breaking laws in Central Park.

Firefighters were called to 244 West 72nd Street on Monday morning for what appeared to be an electrical fire. No one was apparently injured. (DNAinfo)

Comptroller John Liu is probing the Tavern on the Green bidding process, because a partner with the winning bidder is the brother-in-law of former Deputy Mayor Kevin Sheekey. (NY Post)

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