Morning Reads: John Liu Defends Campaign, Shark Fin Soup Controversy, Nightmare Apartment
- John Liu defends his campaign organization’s fundraising practices (Post).
- As we noted yesterday, Sheldon Silver wants to restore “member items” to the state budget; the governor is not on board and “good government” types are also opposed (WABC).
- “Here’s what happens when you order a $65 bowl of shark fin soup” in Chinatown (Business Insider).
- Chinatown horror story: nightmare apartment doubles as gambling den (Business Insider).
- Is Chinatown Fair really reopening? (Kotaku)
- Neon signs from Jade Mountain, the defunct 2nd Avenue restaurant, have been salvaged (Jeremiah).
- Seaport resident Barbara Mensch has documented her changing neighborhood; now another change has blocked her view of the Brooklyn Bridge (NYT).