In the News: Risk of Hearing Loss from Indoor Cycling

••• “When reporters from New York’s PIX11 went undercover to classes at both SoulCycle and Flywheel Sports—arguably some of New York’s most popular spin destinations—they found that the volume of said music was such that it could actually end up being detrimental to a rider’s health.” —Racked

••• The Battery Park City Authority “has accepted delivery of seven new bicycles emblazoned with the word ‘police’ for use by the new guards, and has begun training them on the Esplanade. […] The appearance of the word ‘police’ on any equipment used by private security guards may be inconsistent with New York State law.” —Broadsheet

••• East Tribeca rat quest. —The New Yorker

••• Looking back at the construction of the city’s first subway line, under City Hall Park. —Tribeca Trib

••• The Le Pain Quotidien at 85 Broad opens today; it’s “the largest restaurant in the chain [and] the standard menu has been expanded to include rotisserie chicken and grass-fed meatballs.” How do you feed a meatball? —New York Times