purple sky, pioneer basinKiss those tapas goodbye: Floridita owner Ramon Diaz loses his lawsuit, Manhattanville finally begins construction, and PrezBo celebrates (Spec).

Remember what happened the last time Columbia tried to expand?  Carle Hovde, CC ’50 and Dean of the College from 1968 to 1972, died last Saturday.  Faculty mourns (Spec).

As if the updated Kindle wasn’t bad enough, bedbugs have infested publishing offices (MediaBistro).

Those bottles of Purell may have been unnecessary — there’s still hope for a cure for H1N1 (NY1).

Fresh off his plea for healthcare reform, on the eighth anniversary of 9/11, Obama declares “every year on this day, we are all New Yorkers” (Daily News).