In the News: The Jersey City Skyline Could Get a 95-Story Tower

••• Goldman Sachs might build a 95-story tower next to its tower in Jersey City. (Love that building!) —YIMBY

••• Evidently there was a New York Ranger who had yet to move to Tribeca. “Center Derick Brassard scooped up a condominium unit at 1 York Street for $4.1 million.” —Real Deal

••• “When a methadone clinic sought to relocate to Manhattan’s financial district in 2011, parents, local business owners and others rallied in opposition. Perhaps the most prominent opponent was Sheldon Silver, then the powerful speaker of the State Assembly who represented that neighborhood. [….] What Mr. Silver did not reveal then, federal prosecutors said in court papers filed last week, was that a real estate developer [Glenwood Management] who owned a building near the proposed location had asked him for his help in blocking the project—and that Mr. Silver had a secret interest in providing such assistance. Mr. Silver, prosecutors said in the filing, was receiving hundreds of thousands of dollars in illegal payments disguised as referral fees from a law firm to which he had steered some of the developer’s legal business.” —New York Times

••• “A 34-year-old Brooklyn man had his wallet—which contained $1,060—stolen after buying a coffee at the chain’s 291 Broadway location on Sunday.” I’m telling you, Starbucks is a hotbed of crime, people. Be very careful there (or better yet, avoid it). —DNAinfo

••• Meanwhile, “A quick stop at a Pick A Bagel” in Battery Park City “cost an Irish tourist nearly $2,000, police said.” Her bag “contained $1,690 worth of electronics and other personal items, including her $600 Panasonic video camera.” —DNAinfo

••• “One man was arrested after he and three other passengers punched a cabbie, stole his taxi and then crashed it in the Financial District early Tuesday.” —DNAinfo