While you were busy this Labor Day weekend buying a scooter from Lou Reed and ignoring the internet, the news cycle kept churning. Click through to find out what went on while you were logged off.
- The last day of the Electric Zoo electronic music festival was cancelled by the city after 31 people were arrested, two people died and four others were hospitalized due to Ecstasy-related illnesses.
- A pair of adorable kittens frolicking on the train tracks brought subway service to a standstill in Brooklyn for several hours last week—the kittens will be put up for adoption, just don't expect Joe Lhota to be the one to adopt them.
- The Jewish high holy days are almost here, so get in the mood with a Rosh Hashanah-themed cover version of Daft Punk's "Get Lucky."
- If you can go through your days without getting into a fight on the subway in front of a cop, then you're already doing something right.
- If President Obama's decision to seek Congressional approval for a military strike in Syria seemed abrupt, it's because it was.
- A man decided to take a Citi Bike across the Brooklyn Bridge automobile level, operating on a level of terrifying stupidity.
- A Ditmas Park lawyer investigated a peculiar influx of cars with Iowa plates around his neighborhood.
- This week on Breaking Bad, Saul invoked Old Yeller, Walt had a total pump malfunction, and Hank got to know Jesse.
- And finally, if Snoopying becomes a hot new trend, you can thank this man.