Good Tuesday morning in New York City, where it's "straight-up ruthless." Here's what else is happening:

  • With Mayor Eric Adams' approval rating dropping to 29% in a recent NY1/Siena poll, the New York Times went out and asked some people why they do or don't like the mayor.
  • Some MTA board members are pushing for permit requirements for people who want to bring e-bikes or e-scooters on trains out of a fear of battery fires.
  • Give a warm welcome to "Morning Spew," Hell Gate's addition to the morning link round-up scene.
  • New Jersey's own Fetty Wap was arrested yesterday for allegedly violating parole ahead of his trial over drug charges.
  • Federal authorities in New York are planning to seize a $90 million private Airbus jet belonging to a Russian oligarch.
  • Kenyans are voting in a presidential election today, and while the two leading candidates seem relatively boring, an outsider candidate who proposed turning the country into a legal weed paradise is expected to turn out some younger voters.
  • After a good seven-year run, Domino's is closing its remaining stores in Italy because Italians didn't like it.
  • Lamont Dozier, the legendary Motown songwriter who was one third of the Holland–Dozier–Holland hitmaking juggernaut, has died at the age of 81.
  • Biting people as an act of affection is a thing, it's called a "dimorphous expression."
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  • And finally, wrong way!