–In Sheldon Silver’s federal corruption trial, a lobbyist working for Glenwood Management said his reaction was “shock and surprise” upon learning that the former speaker was receiving undisclosed payments from a law firm doing work for Glenwood. Defense attorneys, the Times reports, sought to show the arrangement did not amount to a “quid pro quo.”
—According to the Post, 22 of 59 community boards have already voted against Mayor de Blasio’s rezoning plans. Community Board 3 appears poised to join the opposition when its land use committee votes on the proposals Wednesday evening.
—EV Grieve remembers Steven Steinberg, the third generation owner of New York Central Art Supply.
—Complex hangs out with street photographer Jamel Shabazz in Sara D. Roosevelt Park.
–At 135 Bowery, the Hike Nike pop-up shop is celebrating “the history of Nike’s sneakerboot silhouettes.”