Manhattan small businesses struggle, in Gwathmey’s wake a dearth of NYC architecture heroes … and more

August 24, 2009 04:51PM

1. Manhattan small businesses feel the recession’s burn [Crain’s]
2. Greenmarket proposed for slot adjacent to Seward Park on Lower East Side [Lo-Down]
3. Slideshow displays NYC rooftops going green [Crain’s]
4. In the ongoing East Village nightlife debate, weekend shooting rallies residents [Eater]
5. Thai eateries make their mark on Hell’s Kitchen [Crain’s]
6. In Gwathmey’s wake, a dearth of NYC architecture heroes [NYT]
7. Apple store dominates Fifth Avenue retail [Bloomberg]
8. New gated community crops up in the Bowery [EV Grieve]
9. Two Allen Street demolition begins [Bowery Boogie]
10. Brooklyn Heights construction worker loses leg saving colleague [Gothamist]
11. Residence famous for Keith Haring mural up for rent — at $35,000 a month [NYO]
12. Ground Zero office tower excavation completed [NYT]
13. Nine new Meatpacking nightspots to open [NYMag]
14. Residents expected to move into Williamsburg’s Mason Fiske building in September [Brownstoner]
15. Disabled vets dominate food cart space in front of Met [NYT]
16. Bed-Stuy 175 Spencer Street development appears delayed [Brownstoner]
17. Corcoran CEO Pamela Liebman talks about “discretionary buyers” [Curbed]
18. China beats U.S. and U.K. in sales on commercial properties [Bloomberg]
19. Real estate buyers head back, with lingering questions and trepidation [WSJ]