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Oheka Castle Hotel & Estate could face foreclosure, Smorgasburg comes to Manhattan … and more

October 10, 2012 05:00PM

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Oheka Castle Hotel & Estate

1. Oheka Castle Hotel & Estate, a posh Long Island inn and wedding venue — Kevin Jonas was married there; so, too, was Anthony Weiner — could face foreclosure [WSJ]
2. Not only is Staten Island getting an enormous Ferris Wheel and an outlet shopping center, the city’s EDC is planning a business incubator in the borough [Curbed]
3. The LeFrak family has donated $10 million to the American Museum of Natural History, where a gallery has just been named for the famed real estate clan [Press Release]
4. Federal prosecutors have charged 530 people with defrauding homeowners [NYT]
5. Watchdog group applauds government effort to crack down on mortgage scams [LA Times]
6. The 97-year-old real estate developer behind Glenwood Management is one of the state’s largest political donors [Newsday]
7. Forbes tours an Alpine, N.J. mansion that is back on the market for $56 million-plus [Forbes]
8. Insurer Sirius America to move its headquarters to 140 Broadway, from One Liberty Plaza [GlobeSt]
9. Just days after the Barclays Center opened, cracks were spotted in the arena’s concrete flooring [Brownstoner]
10. Newsweek and Daily Beast blogger Andrew Sullivan had a tough move to NYC [NY Mag]
11. One man’s view of progress at the WTC site [Curbed]
12. Brooklyn’s Smorgasburg to pop up shop in Bowery Whole Foods [Gothamist]
13. RentSocial today announced the launch of its mobile app [Press Release]
14. The Designer Shoe Warehouse will set up shop in four former Borders locations [Press Release]

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