Climbing the NYT Building … and more 

June 06, 2008 09:41AM

  • 1. The New York Times Building gets scaled not once, but twice within hours, by a French stuntman and a Brooklyn malaria activist [NYT]
  • 2. More on the state attorney general’s reforms of the ratings agencies [Reuters via NYT]
  • 3. Mayor Bloomberg says Congress should focus on national issues and not the city’s collapsing cranes [Post]
  • 4. The New York City Housing Authority has kept thousands of homes vacant for years [NYDN]
  • 5. More on yesterday’s pro-Atlantic Yards rally in Brooklyn [NYDN]
  • 6. The Bloomberg administration has begun retraining Willets Points workers who could soon lose their jobs as the industrial area is redeveloped [NYDN]
  • 7. Two leaders of a multimillion-dollar mortgage scam face up to 30 years in prison and big fines after pleading guilty [NYDN]
  • 8. The Bay Ridge Jewish Center plans to sell more than half of its land to a developer [Brooklyn Paper]
  • 9. The Landmarks Preservation Commission held its first hearing on the revised, scaled-back St. Vincent’s Hospital/Rudin Management development [Downtown Express]

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