Morning Reads: Met Council Update, Chin Critic on 125 Bowery, $1.7 Million For Bowery Condo

Will a new boss at the Met Council be able to get city funds released to the embattled agency? (The Jewish Week)

Seth Barron of City Council Watch is not very happy with Margaret Chin’s handling of the 135 Bowery preservation issue (City & State).

Handicapping the campaign for public advocate, which includes two candidates with Lower East Side ties (WSJ).

French fashion “diva” Lola Rykiel buys an apartment at 250 Bowery for $1.7 million (Real Deal).