Morning Reads: Fatal Chinatown-Based Bus Crash, Tenement Museum Cashing In, Little Italy Photographer

Two people are killed and 48 injured in a bus crash in Delaware. The bus was operated by Chinatown-based-AM USA Express (Channel 4).

The Tenement …

Morning Reads: District 1 Diversity Concerns, San Gennaro Charity Investigation, “Eating Delancey” Introduced by Joan Rivers

Chancellor Carmen Farina, at a forum on the Lower East Side, hears District 1 parents talk about increasing segregation in their schools (Chalkbeat).

The non-profit …

Morning Reads: Silver’s New Foe, Dog Trainer Tussle, Fung Wah’s Demise

Maureen Koetz, a Republican challenging Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver in November, is filing an ethics complaint against him (Epoch Times).

The city and state are …

Morning Reads: Live Over the Public Hotel For $7 Million, Ruby Schron Profiled, Rent Law Politics

A first glimpse of what the residences on top of Chrystie Street’s Public Hotel will look like. Prices start at $7 million (Curbed).

More observations …

Morning Reads: East River Gondola Proposal, Affordable Housing Discussion, Celebrating the Ramones

The founder of City Realty is pitching an East River Skyway (gondola) proposal. One phase, costing up to $150 million, would “run from the Brooklyn …

Morning Reads: Cuomo & de Blasio Check Out San Gennaro, LES Galleries Still Strong, “Bendy Tree” Prayers

The mayor and governor visit San Gennaro (NY1).

If the Democrats take control of the state Senate, Mayor de Blasio will seek to take control …

Morning Reads: Chinatown Hotel Boom, Funeral Home Sued After Cremation, Heshy Jacob’s 9/11

A hotel boom has hit Chinatown (Observer).

Budget cuts impacting the federal Section 8 rent voucher program are putting a big squeeze on New York …

Morning Reads: Remembering 9/11, La Sirena Stays, Celebrity Dodgeball Torney

9/11 – 13 years later – live feed of the Commemoration Ceremony (

Profiling the kids who grew up in the shadow of 9/11 (Post).

Morning Reads: Bowery Tech Space, ABC No Rio Plans, Russ & Daughters Upper East Side Branch

At 161 Bowery: “a lifestyle office space with all the bells-and-whistles,” plus a Shepard Fairey mural (Real Estate Weekly).

ICYMI: An update on ABC No …

Morning Reads: Counterfeit Chase, Commercial Lease Proposal, Prize Winners Plan LES Restaurant

Police arrested a woman who passed a counterfeit bill to a shop owner at 55 Chrystie St. on Sunday; “After the owner gave (the woman, …

Morning Reads: Mandatory Affordable Housing, Local Spirits Business, Sandler Film Panned

The new chair of the City Planning Commission says developers will be required to build affordable housing any time a zoning change is necessary (NYT).

Morning Reads: Regulating Adult Day Care, Pre-K Day 1, Holiday Inn’s Rooftop Bar

City Council member Margaret Chin holds a hearing on a plan to regulate adult day care centers (Gotham Gazette).

Sheldon Silver …

Morning Reads: Battling Jared Kushner, Bowery Basement Treasures, CBGB Festival

Ubiquitous property owner Jared Kushner will be the subject of a news conference/protest today outside 170-174 East 2nd St. (Council member Rosie Mendez/press release).

Some …

Morning Reads: East 6th Street Attack, Airbnb Lawsuit, Fall Restaurants

Surveillance Video: Suspect in East 6th Street robbery (Channel 2).

The Avenue C/East Houston Street Mobil station has closed (EV Grieve).

Two dozen people who …

Morning Reads: Avenue A Robbery, Whitehouse Hotel Future, “Poor Door” Debate

A woman was robbed at knife-point early yesterday morning on Avenue A at 9th Street (Post).

The Whitehouse Hotel is “temporarily closing.” (EV Grieve).

Editorial: …