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–The Silver decision shows that Albany’s “Watergate Moment” was much less than advertised.  [New York Times]

–The former Lower East Side lawmaker may have won a legal victory, but he’s still got a big black cloud hanging over him. Ken Lovett writes: “Silver lost his speakership, his long-time lower Manhattan Assembly seat, and his reputation. ‘The goal was not to send this guy to jail,’ said one long-time Silver sympathizer. ‘It was to ruin his life and they did that.'” [Daily News]

–While acknowledging his right to another trial, local Assemblyman Brian Kavanagh says, “What he did was wrong and a betrayal of the people of our state.” [Daily News]

–Legal experts weigh in on Silver’s chances in a second trial. [City & State]

–Columnist Jim Dwyer says Sheldon Silver has, once again, demonstrated his, “genius for leveraging obscurity.” [New York Times]

In other news: 

–Video: Here’s a hard hat tour of the new Essex Street Market space being built as part of the Essex Crossing project. [NY1]

–Residential rents are headed lower but not on the Lower East Side, at least according to one report. [Curbed]

–Two retail condos have been sold at 347 Bowery for $20 million. [The Real Deal]

–A new collaborative model for independent galleries, operating “outside the rarefied atmosphere of the multinational powerhouses and buy-alike collectors,” takes hold on the Lower East Side and elsewhere. [New York Times]

–Departed but not forgotten: Fox News’ Roger Ailes is the subject of a Lower East Side art show. [Artnet News]

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