The Roxy threatens to return, Brooklyn Bridge Park construction progresses … and more

August 13, 2009 04:54PM

1. Developers for Carol Gardens’ new Third + Bond condo development release teaser Web site [Brownstoner]
2. Famed nightclub the Roxy may return, Chelsea residents none too pleased [Down by the Hipster]
3. A Central Park West rental ad pushes the limits of aesthetic propriety [Curbed]
4. Brooklyn Bridge Park construction update photos released [Post]
5. Controversial Clinton Hill condo development to hit the market in January [Brownstoner]
6. East Villagers still not happy about noisy bars, still holding meetings about it [EV Grieve]
7. New street signs added in Bay Ridge to help emergency responders [Brooklyn Eagle]
8. Upper West Side nursing home proposes move to 100th Street [West Side Spirit]
9. Coney Island to offer free audio walking tours [OTBKB]
10. Eight Bronx post offices set to close [Your Nabe]
11. Luxury homebuilder sees glimmer of hope in down market [CNNMoney]
12. Vermin-infested Brooklyn Heights home featured on BBC cleaning show [BHB]
13. Fed paring down number of mortgage-backed securities purchases [Inman]
14. “Eco-brokerage” a boon in down market [NY1]
15. A hypothetical: What the economy would be like if the housing bubble hadn’t happened [Business Week]
16. Dollar rates sink to record low points [Reuters] 

17. CIT rescued, ordered to restructure [Market Watch]