From Park Slope to Williamsburg … and more

August 14, 2008 09:51AM

  • 1. A young family moved from Park Slope to Roebling Square in Williamsburg [Post]
  • 2. More on the federal discrimination lawsuit against Avalon’s 361-unit rental building on the Lower East Side over access for the disabled [NYT]
  • 3. New York City residents are finding that making their homes green isn’t so easy [NYT]
  • 4. July was another weak month for U.S. retail sales [NYT]
  • 5. One bank managed to remain under the radar and avoid the credit and mortgage crises [NYT]
  • 6. A look at living on Roosevelt Island [AMNY]
  • 7. Developers met with Suffolk County legislators about a proposed 16-mile tunnel under Long Island Sound that would link Nassau and Westchester counties [Newsday]
  • 8. Alan Greenspan says the U.S. missed a chance to dismantle Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac [WSJ]
  • 9. Atlantic Yards developer Ratner was honored at a luncheon held by the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty [Sun]
  • 10. A Brooklyn man has been charged with running a parking lot on city property [Sun]
  • 11. More on yesterday’s debate over the redevelopment of Willets Point [Sun]
  • 12. Surging oil prices have caused a land boom in natural rich areas upstate [Sun]
  • 13. Some Coldwell Banker units on Long Island will consolidate [Newsday]
  • 14. A third of the city’s supermarkets have disappeared over the last decade [NYDN]