–Cycling in the city has reached record levels. The transportation commissioner comes to the Brooklyn Bridge today to announce the results of a bike safety study. [New York Times]
–Sheldon Silver wants to delay his retrial on federal corruption charges while he takes his case to the U.S. Supreme Court. [Newsday]
–Another look at “The Lost Synagogues of Europe,” an exhibition of 156 postcards, on view at the Museum of Eldridge Street through Sept. 8. [Jerusalem Post]
–A tribute to Great Jones Cafe, which closed last week: “It was simple, and good, and warm, and often kind of wild for a restaurant in a way that most places aren’t.” [Grub Street]
–Reminder: The candidates for City Council District 2 take part in a forum this evening. Full Story on The lo-Down.