Brooklyn’s greenest block … and more 

August 07, 2008 09:31AM

  • 1. A Prospect Heights block on Eighth Street between Prospect Park West and Eighth Avenue has been named Brooklyn’s greenest block [Brooklyn Eagle]
  • 2. The son of Sean Connery won another legal victory against his neighbor in a long-running battle over his renovation [Post]
  • 3. A look at living in Morningside Heights [AMNY]
  • 4. American International Group, the large insurer known as AIG, lost $5.3 billion in the second quarter as the housing and credit markets continued to tumble [NYT]
  • 5. New York City’s commercial rents are falling [Sun]
  • 6. A Washington Heights couple is trying to lure friends from the Upper West Side to their new neighborhood [Sun]
  • 7. Mortgages are going bad at a rate worse than expected [WSJ]
  • 8. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac should not be allowed to lobby the government, critics in Congress say [WSJ]
  • 9. Gov. David Paterson yesterday signed a bill supporting affordable housing on Long Island  [Newsday]
  • 10. The Galapagos Art Space has re-opened on Main Street in Dumbo after spending 13 years in Williamsburg [Brooklyn Eagle]