It's like a tomb -- a freezing tomb -- over here in City Hall today, since city workers have the day off.

Mayor Nutter has a full schedule of Martin Luther King Day events today. According to an op-ed in the Daily News, it's not too late to join the service projects around the city.

Yesterday Nutter appointed two new people to the Convention Center Board. Yes, we know that board appointments aren't exactly thrilling, but apparently that's what new mayors have to do?

Here are a few stories worth checking out:

Tom Ferrick in the Inquirer yesterday had a column about Councilman Wilson Goode Jr.'s efforts to increase minority representation in the building trade unions. The Inky also had a good piece about Police Commissioner Ramsey's community meetings. Does that guy ever face an uphill battle...

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