Ward’s moment … and more

July 07, 2008 10:47AM

 

  1. 1. Port Authority head Christopher Ward gets scrutiny as he
    tries to put the World
    Trade Center’s
    redevelopment back on track [NYT] and [Sun]
  2. 2. The city’s Health Department could soon sign a deal to move some offices into 18 floors at a new Queens Plaza building [NYDN]
  3. 3. The number of foreigners visiting New York City is increasing [Post]
  4. 4. The rumble of running children is driving some childless
    residents crazy [NYT]
  5. 5. Planes flying over Park Slope to LaGuardia Airport
    have residents furious [NYT]
  6. 6. East Village artists have taken ownership of the nine-story building at 5 East 3rd Street [NYT]
  7. 7. Starbucks was hurt by bad real estate decisions [NYT]
  8. 8. A Bronx cottage that was once home to Edgar Allan Poe is getting a makeover and a visitors’ center [NYT]
  9. 9. The city will borrow more than $1.3 billion for building and
    fixing parks [Post]
  10. 10. Three high schools could be built at Pier 40 on Hudson River Park [ChelseaNow]
  11. 11. Landmarking New York University’s
    Silver Towers complex got no opposition at the
    Landmarks Preservation Commission hearing last week [Villager]