Morning Reads: Bialystoker Nursing Home Update, East Broadway Profile, Dogs in Costume

  • The board of the defunct Bialystoker Nursing home says it’s still anxious to sell the organization’s East Broadway building.  Preservationists are still waiting to find out whether the Landmarks Preservation Commission will protect the building.  And for the first time, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver says he’ll support the commission if it decides in favor of landmark-status (Post).
  • Sheldon Silver’s counsel picks a very “connected” attorney to deal with the state ethics board (Daily News).
  • Local Stop: East Broadway – “where history meets opportunity.” (NYT)
  • Halloween dogs in Tompkins Square Park! (EV Grieve)