Windy city … and more 

August 20, 2008 09:48AM

  • 1. Mayor Michael Bloomberg wants windmills placed atop the city’s skyscrapers and bridges [NYT]
  • 2. The M.T.A. has appointed a real estate lawyer to its board [NYT]
  • 3. Freddie Mac has offered rich terms in a $3 billion auction of its debt, sparking concerns about a possible government bailout [WSJ]
  • 4. Mortgage applications are way down [AP]
  • 5. The former Limelight club could be hosting filmmakers and fashion shows soon [Post]
  • 6. Atlantic City casinos suffered an “ugly” second quarter [Press of Atlantic City]
  • 7. Developers are looking toward Washington as the feds step up their probe into violations of the Fair Housing Act [Sun]
  • 8. A pop-up U.S. Open store is opening in Soho [Racked]
  • 9. A Brooklyn Navy Yard building is getting spiffy [Brownstoner]
  • 10. Calling the bottom of the market isn’t easy [Matrix]
  • 11. At Patsy’s restaurant in East Harlem, the menu was from 1933 for a day [NYDN]
  • 12. Residents living near Apple stores aren’t happy abut the crowds [Metro]
  • 13. A Democrat running for the state Senate doesn’t want condos to be built around Brooklyn Bridge Park [Brooklyn Eagle]