Fine diner dining … and more 

August 15, 2008 09:41AM

  • 1. When the Cheyenne Diner relocates to Red Hook from Midtown, it will offer more upscale food with waterfront views [Brooklyn Paper]
  • 2. Neighbors of the 4th Avenue Pub in Gowanus say life was better before the bar came along [Brooklyn Paper]
  • 3. Plans to build a Las Vegas version of the Plaza Hotel have been shelved [WSJ]
  • 4. The Amish are now building for the non-Amish [WSJ]
  • 5. A century-old East Village synagogue could be demolished [Post]
  • 6. Sales of existing U.S. homes dropped to a 10-year low in the second quarter [Bloomberg]
  • 7. A bidding war broke out over a vacant lot in Gowanus [Brooklyn Eagle]
  • 8. The first phase of the Brooklyn Bridge Park could be delayed by at least five years [Brooklyn Paper]
  • 9. Economists expect the federal government to pump money into Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac [WSJ]
  • 10. Vornado Realty Trust has formed a $500 million joint venture with Indian giant Reliance Industries to build and operate shopping centers in India [WSJ]
  • 11. A map of all of architect Karl Fischer’s developments [Curbed]
  • 12. A self-sufficient house will be the cornerstone of an innovative energy park on Long Island [Newsday]
  • 13. The city announced that it will open a second homeless intake center in Manhattan to reduce demand for a controversial new facility in Crown Heights, Brooklyn [NYT]
  • 14. A closer look at Crown Heights [Brooklyn Based]