Good Monday morning in New York City, where the mayor has his own newsletter now. Here's what else is happening:

  • "Is it any surprise that Queen Kathy cooks on her gas stove when she flies around on private planes?": New York Republican Committee Chair Nick Langworthy and other state Republicans say they're outraged that the executive mansion has a gas stove while Gov. Kathy Hochul tries pushing the state towards electrification.
  • Drake's concert at the Apollo Theater yesterday had to stop for 15 minutes after an audience member fell from the second tier balcony onto the mezzanine (but somehow didn't get injured).
  • After a previous announcement that Delmonico's was reopening in Lower Manhattan after its three-year closure, the restaurant's Instagram account claims that it isn't reopening and accuses former employees of trying to use the name without permission.
  • Beatbox House, a five-piece beatboxing crew from Brooklyn, is traveling to Singapore and Indonesia later this month as part of an official U.S. State Department outreach program.
  • In other State Department news, Secretary of State Antony Blinken confirmed that all official documents will now use the sans-serif font Calibri instead of Times New Roman.
  • "Opera is annoying": 7-Eleven franchises across the country, including the one by the Port Authority Bus Terminal, are blasting opera music outside in an effort to keep homeless people from hanging around.
  • Gay fans of Beyoncé are upset that the singer accepted a $24 million check to perform in Dubai, where homosexual acts are punishable by death.
  • The White Lotus theme song continued its reign of terror at a live Diplo club set in Park City over the weekend.
  • Speaking of HBO shows with notable theme songs, here's one trans person's tale of embracing Entourage, seemingly against all odds.
  • Hot girls drink vermouth and soda, according to a 27-year-old on TikTok.
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  • And finally, angsty cat: