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In New York City, Big Sugary Sodas are Banned, Polkas Are Not

Barry Mitchell, (center) the resident polkameister at ABC’s overnight show “World News Now,” reacts to the news that the New York City Board of Health approved a ban on the sale of large sodas and other sugary drinks at restaurants, concession stands and other eateries. The measure, championed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg, will take effect in 6 months. Set your DVRs, we see a soda-themed polka coming.

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