The legal battle over a stalled Orchard Street hotel project takes another bizarre turn as a “debt-ridden developer (allegedly) threatened to rape and kill his adversaries.” (Post)
City Council committee assignments will be announced today. District 1’s Margaret Chin is apparently going to chair the aging committee. She had requested transportation but that post is reportedly going to Ydanis Rodriguez (Capital).
Sheldon Silver seems to be claiming the middle ground between Cuomo and de Blasio’s pre-k plans (Daily News).
The mayor shovels his sidewalk and responds to griping about the city’s handling of yesterday’s snow storm (Politicker).
Lower East Side designer Robert James opens his new Brooklyn store; Leo DiCaprio has already been a customer (Bedford & Bowery).