Richard Ravitch (Friend of Shelly) and David Paterson divided on the state’s budget (NYT).
Building workers’ union endorses Carolyn Maloney (Daily News).
Political candidates discovering Chinese voters (World Journal via Voices That Must Be Heard).
City Council weighs bill to crack down on food trucks (NYT).
A “how to guide” to getting a placard parking permit (Streetsblog).
Taavo’s Bowery diner revealed (Eater).
Trouble at Fat Hippo (Bowery Boogie).
Neighborhood braces for Billy Hurricane’s, Avenue B “Mardi Gras” bar (DNA Info).
Mainstream ink for new boutique, Everybody’s Going to Heaven (NYT).