Chinatown BID Campaign Marches On, Congestion Pricing Redux, Kanye Parties with NuMu

  • Chinatown BID backers appear before City Planning Commission (WSJ).
  • Brokers are high on the LES (Post).
  • Price drop: resale in Norfolk Street’s Switch Building (Curbed).
  • Congestion pricing is back — our representatives in Albany poised to play pivotal roles (Daily News).
  • Tom Robbins pontificates about SPURA, urges CB3 to bring peace to the Middle East (Village Voice).
  • New York’s Conservative Party targets Sheldon Silver in robocall (Capital Tonight).
  • Rapper Saigon teams up with the Bowery Mission to provide blankets to the homeless (Boom Box).
  • Kanye rocks the New Museum’s “Mental States” opening (Guest of a Guest).
  • The war on the San Gennaro Festival (Jeremiah).
  • Red-tailed hawks discover what humans already knew: the food on the Lower East Side is superior (DNA Info).
  • Josh Yuter: the Stanton Street Shul’s tweeting rabbi (Tablet).
  • Secret Lower East Side bar throws in the towel (Grub Street).