(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

Yesterday former state assembly speaker Sheldon Silver submitted paperwork asking a judge to acquit him of corruption charges. [NY Daily News]

A developer who paid $10 million for 260 Bowery plans to build this eight-story condominium in it’s place. [Commercial Observer]

On West Street in Greenpoint, the forthcoming condominium The Gibraltar will have the one of the most expensive penthouses in the nabe. [Curbed NY]

More than half of local respondents polled by The New York Times and Siena College said they are “barely or not getting by.” [NYT]

Acclaimed burger truck Hard Times Sundaes has set up shop in Williamsburg, leaving behind its past parking lot in Mill Basin. [Grub Street]

The Brooklyn Paper‘s staff will begin podcasting weekly on December 7. [BP]

Tomorrow from 2 to 3 p.m. at StrandThe Office‘s BJ Novak will promote his children’s book, The Book with No Pictures!