Elliot Sander defends the much maligned MTA in the New York Times, just a few weeks after stepping down as the agency's chief executive.
The Daily News likes Governor Paterson's ethics reform proposals, aimed at repairing Albany's "corrupt" and "dysfunctional" politics and ending a culture of "pay to play." The editorial takes direct aim at Sheldon Silver:
a snowballing issue, Silver has promised to hold hearings on Paterson's
ethics bill with the intention of taking action before the end of the
session this month. He must."
From Craigslist: Auditions will be held on the Lower East Side Saturday for "a brave, beautiful, strong character" to play a Japanese terrorist known as the "mistress of menace." The role is for a film tied to a "prestigious art exhibition" in New York.
Finally, New York Magazine "stands in awe" of David Sax who managed to rattle off the names of 30 Jewish delis in one minute: