Good Monday morning in New York City, where the West Village newspaper wars got the New Yorker treatment. Here's what else is happening:

  • Political donors told the Daily Beast that Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is fundraising — and doing so successfully — by warning her supporters that Andrew Cuomo is going to challenge her over her Senate seat.
  • A fire on Saturday severely damaged the historic Camden, New Jersey house where Matin Luther King Jr. lived while he was attending seminary in nearby Chester, Pennsylvania.
  • Students at the King's College, a small Christian university in Manhattan, recently received eviction notices at their dorms inside a luxury apartment building in Downtown Brooklyn after the school failed to pay rent on time. (The college, which is facing major financial problems, also recently stopped offering free Chick-fil-A at weekly Bible readings.)
  • A former Simon & Schuster employee has pleaded guilty in New York to stealing more than 1,000 pre-publication manuscripts from writers including Sally Rooney, Margaret Atwood and Ian McEwan, saying he never intended to leak them and simply wanted to "cherish" them.
  • April 15th: That's the date they're imploding the famed Nabisco cookie factory off Route 208 in New Jersey.
  • The Oscars last night brought big wins for the mommies (?).
  • Middle managers, we see you and we appreciate you.
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  • And finally, 5/10: