After the Fire, Pointing Fingers in Albany, the LES in Pictures

Fire wipes out East 14th Street businesses (Daily News).

Assessing the conspiracy theories in the aftermath of the fire (EV Grieve).

Residents weigh in on the DOT’s Bleecker/Houston/Bowery traffic study (Villager).

Paterson (obliquely) blames Silver for budget gridlock (Capital Tonight).

Evaluating the push for redistricting reform (Gotham Gazette).

Rebecca Lepkoff’s Lower East Side: see the slide show. Incidentally, Lepkoff speaks at the Tenement Museum tonight (NYT).