Yankees backlash … and more

June 13, 2008 10:03AM

  • 1. Critics are outraged that the Yankees want another $350 million in public financing for their new stadium [NYDN]
  • 2. More on the DOB threatening to bar architect Robert Scarano from filing construction plans [NYT]
  • 3. A look at Priscilla Almodovar, chief of the New York State Housing Finance Agency [NYT]
  • 4. More on William Macklowe taking over the family business from Harry Macklowe [NYT]
  • 5. State Senate Republican majority leader Joseph Bruno, in a surprise twist, opposes a property tax cap [Sun]
  • 6. A review of the setting of the new Ikea in Brooklyn [Sun]
  • 7. Times Square has outgrown its pioneering Virgin Megastore [AMNY]
  • 8. A 400-car garage is coming to Hell’s Kitchen [Streetsblog]
  • 9. Another hotel is coming to Gowanus, at 611 DeGraw Street, between Third and Fourth avenues [Brooklyn Paper]
  • 10. Renderings of a Karl Fischer-designed, 12-story development on Brooklyn’s Fourth Avenue have been warmly received [Brooklyn Paper]
  • 11. The rezoning of the front gardens in Carroll Gardens probably won’t happen fast enough to affect a controversial Smith Street development [Brooklyn Paper]
  • 12. Civic groups want an end to self-certification and other Buildings Department reforms [Gowanus Lounge]
  • 13. Can Gov. Paterson handle the truth about delays at the World Trade Center? [Post]
  • 14. The demolition of the former Deutsche Bank building is still on hold [Downtown Express]

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