Morning Reads: Sandy Aid Bill Approved, 7-Eleven on Avenue A, Chinese Restaurants Idealized

The U.S. House approves Hurricane Sandy aid bill (NYT).

Sheldon Silver tries to take tax relief for homeowners in the hurricane zone “one step further.” (Real Deal)

Governor Cuomo signs expansive gun control law (NYT).

Tonight: meeting to discuss new 7-Eleven on Avenue A (EV Grieve).

A look at the work of Local Spokes, the community-based bike advocacy program (Streetfilms).

New York has everything, right? Maybe not, especially when it comes to Hollywood’s vision of the ideal Chinese restaurant (Scouting New York).

At Sperone Westwater: “A Picture Gallery in the Italian Tradition of the Quadreria (1750-1850).” (Gallerist)