Bobby Flay Running N.Y. Marathon; Kim Jong Il’s Former Chef Speaks

• Marathon news: Bobby Flay is hoping to complete the New York City Marathon in under four hours. Jared from the Subway ads says his goal is “just to finish it.” [NYDN]

• Kim Jong-il’s former chef says that North Korea’s “chubby” new leader Kim Jong-un, Kim Jong-il’s son, will “have no choice but to continue policies set by his father.” [WSJ/Japan Real Time]

• The Los Angeles Dodgers are demanding that Brooklyn Burgers stop using a logo reminiscent of The Brooklyn Dodgers’ former logo. [N.Y. Daily News]

• Boozin’: A new study says alcohol is “more harmful” to society than crack or heroin. [BBC]

• Supervalu Inc. has sold its thirteen stores under the Carson-based Bristol Farms name. [L.A. Times]

• Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood will hold an “Imagine There’s No Hunger” fundraiser on Tuesday night in tribute to John Lennon with appearances by Ringo Starr, Joe Walsh, Dave STewart, Booket T, and other music stars. [WTMA 1250]

• L.A.’s Summer Nights parks program has significantly lowered crime while helping feed neighborhood residents. [L.A. Times]

• Employees at an Ohio McDonald’s franchise were given a flyer endorsing three Republican candidates along with their paychecks. Needless to say, the franchise’s owner is in hot water now. [USAT]

• It’s an age-old story: man tries to break into the restaurant where he used to work, man gets stuck in a vent, owner comes in the next morning to find the man dangling from the ceiling. [WP]

Bobby Flay Running N.Y. Marathon; Kim Jong Il’s Former Chef Speaks