The mayor is apparently almost ready to announce his choice to head the Landmarks Preservation Commission (Crain’s).
Sheldon Silver picks a lawyer whose lobbying firm gave a lot of money to Assembly Democrats to handle an ethics case appeal (Daily News).
A look at Chinatown’s “ghost bus companies.” (Sing Tao Daily via Voices of NY).
Sen. Daniel Squadron’s communications director has a new job (Daily News).
Paying a visit to Russ & Daughters with filmmaker Julie Cohen, who is touring the country with her documentary, The Sturgeon Queens (Times of Israel).
Q&A with Bowery poetry Club founder Bob Holman (Off the Grid).
Ramones producer Craig Leon is releasing a solo album (Brooklyn Vegan).