Ravitch Signed Oath at Peter Luger; Katie Lee Joel Moves to Burger County


• New lieutenant governor Richard Ravitch signed his oath of office at Peter Luger. [City Room/NYT]

• After her divorce from Billy Joel, plans for Katie Lee Joel’s burger restaurant (now called Burger County) have migrated to the West Village, where Joel will open the restaurant with Sean Largotta of the Charles. [NYP]
Earlier: Katie Lee Joel Finds a Permanent Home for Her Patty Melts

• A twenty-year study found that monkeys on a reduced-calorie diet lived longer, and researchers think humans could as well. [NYP]

• It’s safe to eat raw cookie dough again! Nestlé has reopened its factory after an E. coli scare. [WSJ]

• In response to news that some New Yorkers are fishing off the city’s polluted piers, warning signs are being posted saying that locally caught fish may be unsafe. [City Room/NYT]