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City officials break ground on High Line’s third section, Brookfield charged with bribery in Brazil development project … and more

September 20, 2012 05:00PM

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1. Mayor Bloomberg, City Council Speaker Quinn and Friends of the High Line break ground on the third section of the High Line [City press release]
2. Brookfield charged with bribery in Brazilian development play [WSJ]
3. “Law & Order” actress S. Epatha Merkerson sues her Riverside Boulevard co-op, claiming building conditions could have endangered her life [DNAinfo]
4. NYC’s most dangerous intersections get new LOOK! stencils for transportation safety campaign [NYT]
5. See the most dominant Manhattan commercial landlords by ZIP code [NYO]
6. Lost? These GPS shoes can help you find the way home [Atlantic Cities]
7. City Council’s new illegal hotel fines are unlikely to deter industry [The Villager]
8. Bushwick WWII vet sues neighbor whose front step construction has allegedly trapped him inside his own home [DNAinfo]
9. Bondholders continue to battle banks over bad boom-era mortgages [Bloomberg]
10. Why does NYC’s unemployment rate keep rising even as the city adds more jobs? [WNYC]
11. Sony continues to consider a sale of its 550 Madison Avenue headquarters [Post]
12. New Queens stadium development would harm Queens Museum of Art [QChron]
13. Apple’s new iOS map app already subject to heavy criticism, misses parts of Brooklyn [Gothamist]

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