Hudson Square BID created, Gehry’s rippling steel revealed … and more

February 11, 2009 06:25PM

1. Hudson Square Business Improvement District created [GlobeSt]

2.
LCOR closed on construction financing for a $69 million rental property at 34 Berry Street in Williamsburg [NYREJ]
3. Robert Knakal says the federal stimulus package has gone from an economic package to a political package [A Fine Blog]
4. Frank Gehry’s rippling steel for Beekman Tower revealed [Curbed]
5. Apple may move into the Edge in Williamsburg [Brownstoner]
6. “Asian market” might come to Wallabout [Brownstoner]
7. Atomic Wings opens in Cobble Hill [Cobble Hill Blog]
8. Brooklyn Heights building sells for $3.7 million [Brooklyn Eagle]

9.
Restaurant developer Buzzy O’Keeffe might open catering hall in Red Hook [Brooklyn Paper]

10.
Renderings of new McCarren Pool and 29 Flatbush Avenue revealed [GL] and [GL]
11. 500 Fourth Avenue gets Web site and sales office [GL]

12.
Housing Works opening Tribeca location at 72 Warren Street [AM NY]

13.
Pod Hotel introduces new, larger rooms [Hotel Chatter]

14.
New York investigators bust vehicle theft ring of people stealing trucks from construction sites [ABC]

15.
Five Willets Point businesses move to College Point Corporate Park [Your Nabe]

16.
Community board approves Brighton Beach’s Oceana housing complex expansion [Your Nabe]

17.
Private schools delay openings, accept more students because of recession [Crain’s]
18. Fannie will expand mortgage rules for investors [Bloomberg]
19. Foreclosures drop nationwide in January [WSJ]

20.
Senators announce $789 billion stimulus [NYT]