Pier 40, SoBro … and more

July 22, 2008 10:00AM

  • 1. More on the new Pier 40 proposal [Post]
  • 2. Retail, office development take off in South
    Bronx [NYDN]
  • 3. A suspended crane inspector resigns [Sun]
  • 4. Companies that rent hotel rooms for long stretches in New York City might not
    have to pay taxes on them anymore [Sun]
  • 5. A Howard Johnson’s in Lake George
    is one of only three left [Urbanite]
  • 6. The use of eminent domain in Columbia
    University’s Harlem expansion could
    set the tone for Atlantic Yards in Brooklyn [Brooklyn Eagle]
  • 7. Bed and breakfasts are sprouting up all over Brooklyn [NYDN]
  • 8. Plaza beds are now sold everywhere [Hotel Chatter]
  • 9. A look at MOMA’s prefab homes exhibit [Bloomberg]
  • 10. They mystery of a long-shuttered Carroll Gardens
    shop is explained [NYT]
  • 11. 284 Bronx construction
    workers will receive a total of $1.23 million in back pay as part of a
    settlement over unpaid overtime [NYT]
  • 12. Commercial real estate prices fell 3.5 percent in May, the most
    since at least December 2000, according to Moody’s [Reuters]