Activist arrested for pizza-throwing protest at New York City Hall

A pizza activist was taken into custody for hurling pizza slices at New York City Hall on Wednesday in protest of the city’s upcoming crackdown on pizzerias for their wood- and coal-fired ovens.

Scott LoBaido, an artist and activist, was seen in a social media video repeatedly hurling pizza slices from pizza boxes over the fence and onto the grounds of City Hall.

A protester who threw pizza slices at City Hall in New York City was handcuffed and detained by police. Mayor Eric Adams has approved a new law requiring most pizzerias to install emissions control devices for their ovens.

— Andy Ngô (@MrAndyNgo) March 20, 2024

“That a boy, Scott. Yeah!” a person in the crowd cheered him on as police descended on him.

He remarked to the police as he was getting handcuffed
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