9th Precinct Rape Trial, Silver on Rent Regs-Tax Cap Linkage, Frank Eyes Rivington

  • 9th Precinct rape trial: witnesses describe a night of heavy drinking (NYT).
  • Sheldon Silver: “Rent regulation and tax caps are philosophically the same thing.” (Times Union)
  • NYU briefs CB3 on expansion plans (DNA Info).
  • The “Frank” empire aims to take over the old Kampuchea space at 78 Rivington (Bowery Boogie).
  • Neon worms, Festival of Ideas installation, emerge on the Bowery (Curbed).