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–Glenwood Management, a key player in Sheldon Silver’s corruption trial, must pay a $200,000 fine for lobbying violations. [Daily News]

–In a letter to the editor, Jake Dell of Katz’s Deli pays tribute to the Carnegie Deli, which is closing in two days. He writes, “The day the Carnegie shuts its doors will be one that New Yorkers and lovers of food history alike will never forget. Fifty-fifth Street and Seventh Avenue will feel hollow as we wistfully watch yet another great legend fall by the wayside. But I will make a promise right now to deli lovers the world over: Katz’s is not going anywhere.” [New York Times]

–Per an advisory from City Council member Margaret Chin’s office, there will be a rally a 2 p.m. outside the Met Supermarket at 251 Mulberry St. Community Board 2 and other groups are protesting the closure of the market, which has served the neighborhood for more than two decades. More details on CB2’s Facebook page.

–Playwright Sharyn Rothstein is writing a stage adaptation of the 1975 film “Hester Street.” [New York Times]

–Recalling Ellis island’s first immigrant, Annie Moore, who “lived her entire life in a few square blocks on Manhattan’s Lower East Side.” [History.com]

–That holiday classic, “I Have a Little Dreidel,” was written by Samuel E. Goldfarb, a Lower East Side boy. [Times of Israel]

–A history of the East 3rd Street building housing the Nuyorican Poets Cafe. [Bedford & Bowery]

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