Duly Noted: It's a circus out there

(Credit: Urbanite)

* Albany press corps heard whispers of Paterson's affairs for years ... [Observer]

* ... But really, why are we still talking about this? [Daily Gotham]

* Speaking of circuses, as Coney marks its possibly last summer (sound familiar?), the Circus Sideshow opens Sunday. [Kinetic Carnival]

* New York's boulevard of shoe stores is skipping a few steps these days. [Jeremiah's Vanishing New York]

* A theater designed by none other than Thomas Lamb has gone dark in Ridgewood. [Lost City]

* Thursday is the 97th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire. [Daily Gotham]

* Scotland Week will mean haggis hot dogs coming April 4 and 5! [Midtown Lunch]

* City Room has an update on the leaning tower of Broadway. [City Room]

* Toll Brothers target Murray Hill/Kips Bay. Check out the comment thread on the virtues of Murray Hill. (Mighty fine townhouses there, for starters.) [Curbed]

* And just north in Turtle Bay, the UN is suspending weekend tours. Be sure to visit if you haven't before the renovations get under way. [NewYorkology]

-- Rolando Pujol

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