The Real Deal New York

One-legged construction worker-turned-real estate investor jailed for stripper-Rolex incident, five NYC listings with hidden history … and more

February 17, 2012 05:00PM

Home sales have picked up early in the Hamptons this year

1. One-legged construction worker who invests in real estate with injury settlement money gets 60 days in prison for hitting a stripper with a Rolex [Post]
2. Is Nest Seekers’ Ryan Serhant dating ‘Real Housewife’ Sonja Morgan? [RumorFix]
3. NY’s racinos contributed $830M to state’s education budget [Post]
4. A look at a “mini High Line” planned for Chinatown [DNAinfo]
5. Five New York City listings with hidden historical components unearthed prior to hitting the market [NYT]
6. What it’s like living in Bushwick’s McKibbin Lofts, where a four-bedroom unit in a warehouse known for parties rents for $2,500 a month [Brokelyn]
7. Fourth-quarter surge brings optimism to Westchester co-op market despite sluggish numbers for all of 2011 [NYT]
8. More evidence that the Hamptons sales season started particularly early this year [Newsday]
9. Constant weekend shutdowns of L subway line punish Williamsburg businesses [Gothamist]
10. Two-family construction is thriving in Manorhaven, one of a handful of LI towns that allow it [NYT]

MENU