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West Side Big Ol' Project Wrap

1) Javits Center: The all-powerful Public Authorities Control Board (PACB) voted today to approve the convention center's much-debated expansion plans. That means all-systems-go for the $1.7 billion renovation. Bring on the Shriners! [Crain's]
2) West Side Railyards: Meanwhile, back in Gotham, the MTA agreed to renew talks with the city over the development of the West '30s railyards, which have been mostly off-the-radar since the PACB rejected plans to build a new stadium for the Jets there last summer. Bring on the 7 train! [AP via Newsday]