The cat must have gone through Jersey and across the GW Bridge.

Columbia’s National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse published a study that supports a link between childhood family dinners and substance free living. (ABC News)

NYC Police Commissioner, Ray Kelly, released a memo last Friday that instructed police officers to no longer arrest people for small-time pot possession. So long as you have less than 15 grams, the worst the man can slap you with is a $100 fine. (WNYC)

After being lost for 5 years, a Colorado cat turns up in Manhattan and is quickly reunited with its original family. (Huff Po)

The Atlantic cobbled together an ultimate guide to literary references in the Simpsons.

NYT has a full review of James Franco’s newest starring role as “Professor” down at NYU.