Good Monday morning in New York City, where it's still breeze-through-the-window season; keep the AC out! Here's what else is happening:

  • A Ukrainian court sentenced a Russian soldier to life in prison after he pleaded guilty to killing a Ukrainian civilian, marking the first war crime that's been prosecuted since the start of Russia's invasion.
  • The New York gubernatorial candidate advertising spree has begun, with $20 million worth of commercials now hitting the airwaves.
  • THE CITY has a handy guide to figuring out if you've been redistricted at the congressional, state Senate or Assembly level, based on your address.
  • The NYPD said yesterday that they're looking for a suspect who was caught on camera throwing traffic cones and a milk crate at a Times Square food vendor.
  • Mini Cooper put out an ad promoting the idea that could easily run errands all over Brooklyn and Manhattan if you drive a Mini ... which is not how New York City traffic works.
  • SiriusXM bought Conan O'Brien's Team Coco podcast company for $150 million.
  • Guy Fieri, longtime champion of Real People Food (including immigrant street food traditions) and now a major philanthropist for struggling restaurant workers, is getting some respect from the highbrow haters of yore.
  • BeReal is fun because there are no ads yet.
  • Here are some pictures of the Art Deco/pirate ship-themed yacht that Johnny Depp and Amber Heard spent a lot of time on before Depp sold it to J.K. Rowling in 2015.
  • Early Voting won the Preakness Stakes on Saturday. Cool name, horse!
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  • And finally, never seen a turtle on the internet that wasn't being ridden by a furry creature: