Yesterday, Bloomberg and the NYPD informed OWS that they would be evicted today at 7 AM so the park can be cleaned. OWS sent out a notice on Facebook asking for cleaning supplies and also asked for a show of support at 6 AM. A few minutes ago, the owners of Zucotti Park backed down. Here’s the Mayor’s office’s first tweet acknowledging the existence of OWS (via):
According to the AP, Bloomberg’s girlfriend is on the board of directors of Brookfield Properties, the private company that owns Zucotti Park.