Elsewhere: Manhattan U.S. Attorney Nomination, Bloomberg’s Stimulus Plan

Barack Obama nominated Chuck Schumer's chief counsel, Preet Bharara, as U.S. attorney in the Southern District of New York

Michael Bloomberg has spent $18.7 million on his campaign, which is a truly remarkable sum.

Ben discovered a little part of Cindy Adams' column that reported Rudy Giuliani lost Tony Carbonetti, but Carbonetti says he's not totally ditching Rudy. (via P.W.]

Bloomberg's committee recommended there be one amusement operator in Coney Island, but that looks like it will be yet another battle over the area.

Sheldon Silver, Jerry Nadler and Dan Squadron are trying to keep the F.D.I.C. downtown.

Paterson announced major investments in solar power, which, he says, will also be a major source of jobs.

P.J. Kim, a graduate of Princeton and Harvard who just got into a crowded race to challenge Alan Gerson, raised $70,000 in two weeks.

At Monroe Rising, there's frustration with the DSSCC is attacking Republican lawmakers for voting against the M.T.A. rescue package.

Indian Plant shut down after a malfunction.

Rochester Turning is dreaming of a real transportation system that would link to nearby cities.

The D.O.T.'s B.Q.E. plan is "preposterous," writes the Cobble Hill Association.

Paterson will speak at Bard commencement on May 23.

Hillary Clinton will speak at Barnard.

Elsewhere: Manhattan U.S. Attorney Nomination, Bloomberg’s Stimulus Plan