Opposing Schick, Closing Broadway

Nicole Gelinas disagrees very, very strongly with Avi Schick about the corporate real estate bailout. [City Journal]

Michael Bloomberg is reportedly going to permanently shut down traffic on seven blocks in Times Square, which will supposedly improve traffic flow. [DN]

"I don't see myself necessarily as a Republican," said Jim Tedisco, quoted in The Washington Post. [WP via TAP]

Opponents of the proposed NYRI power line congratulate themselves. [THR]

A real estate developer defrauded 70 investors who put money into the renovation of Manhattan apartment buildings. [AP]

Roland Burris' son was appointed to a well-paying job by Rod Blagojevich, even though there was a tax lien on his house. [Sun-Times] Opposing Schick, Closing Broadway