More commercial owners using wind power, Yankees owe $68K in rent … and more

April 22, 2009 08:11AM

1. More commercial real estate owners using wind power for buildings [NYT]
2. State regulators approve Con Ed electricity rate increase [NYT]
3. City trying new plan of attack to turn Catholic schools into charter schools [NYT]
4. New Randall’s Island plan includes fields for public and private school use [Gotham Gazette]
5. Theater for a New Audience project in the BAM Cultural District not dead yet [Brooklyn Paper]
6. A look at author Gary Shteyngart’s Lower East Side apartment [Downtowny]
7. Sources say home builder Ara Hovnanian’s apartment at 820 Fifth Avenue is quietly on the market for about $36 million [NYO]
8. All but one of Coney Island’s boardwalk entrepreneurs will be back this summer [Brooklyn Paper]
9. Brooklyn sex club Casbar shut down [Law]
10. 20 locations around the country with the most foreclosures [Forbes]
11. Yankees owe city $67,574 in rent [NYDN]
12. City Council member Bill de Blasio opposes making Gowanus Canal a Superfund site [NYDN]
13. A profile of the troubled 20 Pine project, which is expected to be completed in June [NYO]
14. NYU takes 4,938 square feet at 317 East 34th Street [NYO]
15. Developer Louis Cappelli’s duplex at 515 Park Avenue listed for $29.5 million [NYO]
16. What are the public benefits of Silverstein’s World Trade Center towers? [NYO]
17. Trustees begin to divide Leona Helmsley’s estate [NYT]