Under new leadership, the State Liquor Authority appears to be approving licenses more quickly.
Mike Bloomberg on the attack, as Bill Thompson fails to deliver a "knockout punch."
The Times, on a new crusade against ethics abuses in Albany, rails against the almost complete lack of oversight in the reporting of outside income. As in the past, they take aim at Sheldon Silver, while conceding that there's no indication he "has done anything illegal."
Right to the City, an "alliance of grassroots organizations," has identified more than 600 condominium buildings in NYC where there are "substantial numbers of vacant units or where construction has stalled." 116 of these buildings were on the Lower East Side. Overall, the numbers are about 25-percent higher than the figures made available from the city's Department of Buildings.
EV Grieve readers go sleuthing for answers about that mysterious $15 million listing on East 3rd Street.