The MTA Board meets today to vote on a "scaled back" package of fare increases.
Sheldon Silver "has it easy," Senate Majority Leader Malcolm Smith says. In a New York Times story on the difficulty the Democratic Majority is having in Albany, Smith spoke of Silver's lopsided advantage in the Assembly: “He can pontificate, he can change his mind, he can dance, he
can sit still…because at the end of the day, he has
60 or 70 members that don’t have to stand up and take a position on
"The Home Base Project," an exhibition built around a dozen artists' interpretation of "home," is staged in an abandoned medical clinic on East Broadway.
David & Jody Rodriguez are not your grandfather's idea of a Lower East Side hatmaker.
Tonight Community Board 3's liquor licensing committee holds its monthly meeting. As we reported yesterday, a new restaurant at the corner of Essex and Canal faces opposition from a neighborhood group. We'll have a full report after the meeting.