Vendor Permits Could Vanish; River Café Sues Artist


• The Health Department is considering pulling 500 street-vendor permits in response to widespread fraud. [NYP]

The River Café sued artist Olafur Eliasson for $3 million to cover supposed water damage from last year’s “Waterfalls” installation. [NYP]

• Twenty former East Village squatters cleaned up Ray’s Candy Store after it was hit with 60 health violations. [Villager]

• New Yorkers are being overcharged for milk — up to $6 a gallon in Manhattan, one city councilman alleges. [NYP]

• Milwaukee’s Will Allen is the nation’s “go-to expert on urban farming.” [NYT]

• PepsiCo will expand its manufacturing and distribution network in Russia with a $1 billion investment. [WSJ]

• The town of Mealhada is Portugal’s suckling-pig capital. [WSJ]