Morning Reads: Bloomberg Budget, Blackberry Announcement on the LES, Talking “Girls” With AndrewAndrew

Michael Bloomberg’s last budget proposes closing firehouses, cutting child care funding and eliminating teaching positions (NYT)

Blackberry’s big announcement will take place this morning at Pier 36, Basketball City (Barron’s).

Sizing up Seaport residential real estate after Hurricane Sandy (Real Deal).

The Bowery Mission has bought a building on 115th Street (Commercial Observer).

The Meatball Shop is a “breakout brand.” (Nation’s Restaurant News)

Save the New York bagel! (The Forward)

AndrewAndrew talk about their cameo on “Girls.” (Fashionista)

A celebrity-ish screening of zombie movie “Warm Bodies” at the Sunshine (Observer).

Miss Bunny Buxom was among those helping Ray celebrate his 80th birthday (EV Grieve).