Falling bricks … and more

July 17, 2008 10:00AM

  1. 1. A legal secretary was not seriously harmed when she was hit on the head by two bricks that fell from a midtown Manhattan building yesterday [NYDN]
  2. 2. The cost of home heating in New York City is going up [NYT]
  3. 3. Tougher mortgage restrictions will force homebuyers to save more
    for down payments [Bloomberg via Sun]
  4. 4. High-end development and heritage tourism clash in the Lower East Side [Sun]
  5. 5. A Gowanus storage company skipped town and its customers may never get their
    belongings back [NYDN]
  6. 6. A look at living in Howard Beach, Queens [AMNY]
  7. 7. David Fisher, who designed Dubai’s spinning skyscraper, is not your
    typical architect [New Yorker]
  8. 8. An ice cream war has broken out in Cobble Hill [Sun]
  9. 9. Unraveling the mystery of a small Brooklyn
    house next to a church [NYT]
  10. 10. Zabar’s will open a store in the Hamptons [GridSkipper]
  11. 11. A plan to reshape how the New Jersey Highlands develops will
    be voted on today [Star-Ledger]
  12. 12. New Jersey’s
    governor is set to sign a bill to overhaul the state’s affordable housing
    policies [Star-Ledger]
  13. 13. A Queens real estate firm that owns the Jamaica Center mall has bought the big Roosevelt Raceway Center in Westbury [Newsday]