Grab your “readers” and Peppermint Mocha Latte and settle in for another installment of Morning Links:
- A Tosa health officer is pushing to prohibit vaping (the use of e-cigarettes) in public places.
- Early this morning, demonstrators blocked New York City streets, following the grand jury’s decision not to charge a white police officer in the death of an unarmed black man.
- In city of Milwaukee news, two men have been found dead in a car near Miller Park.
- A Fitchburg restaurateur – owner of the Pancake Café – was sentenced to seven years in federal prison for bank fraud.
- Despite protests in New York City Wednesday night, the tree-lighting ceremony went on in Rockefeller Plaza. But not without drama related to singer Mariah Carey.
- Architect Santiago Calatrava’s NYC transportation hub, currently under construction, is the most expensive and most delayed train station ever built, reports The NY Times. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel art/architecture critic Mary-Louise Schumacher weighs in here.