Richardson for Commerce, Brooklyn Jail Won’t Re-Open

Bill Richardson is reportedly a top contender for commerce secretary. [WP]

The Brooklyn House of Detention won’t re-open before developers work out a deal with opponenets, according to one report. [Brooklyn Paper]

Also, the project is sort of out of money. [Brownstoner]

An upstate columnist is highly skeptical of Eliot Spitzer’s attempted return to the public sphere. [D&C]

Assembleman Anthony Seminerio is using campaign funds to pay legal bills, and apparently that’s totally legal. [DN]

A blogger who is not a fan of the Department of Buildings challenges readers to do their own inspection. [Queens Crap]

This is why Barack Obama has to give up his BlackBerry. [Politico]

Richardson for Commerce, Brooklyn Jail Won’t Re-Open