Evening Links: 15 Penn ‘Expected’ to Pass; A Volunteer Overseer of Atlantic Yards?

All the yelling for nothing? Vornado’s 15 Penn Plaza by Empire State Building is “expected” to be approved next week. (Crain’s)

The mysterious case of a volunteer in state government who may have overseen Atlantic Yards. (Atlantic Yards Report)

The Chetrits are in a legal fight over a hotel conversion on Beekman Street. (TRD)

Brooklyn Bridge Park’s bike paths are officially open for business. (Brownstoner)

Frank Gehry’s Lower Manhattan skyscraper—Beekman—is officially shrouded in metal. (WNYC)