Throg’s Neck Bridge accident kills worker, UWS Apple store’s arrival appears more imminent … and more

August 25, 2009 04:51PM

1. A photo preview of the new UWS Whole Foods emerges [Racked]
2. Construction worker on Throg’s Neck Bridge killed after crane accident [CBS2]
3. Fika espresso bar finds success on Pearl Street [Crain’s] 

4. Cozy real estate yields banh mi war [Brooklyn Paper]
5. Major Manhattan research firm ditches its digs for Dumbo [Crain’s] 

6. Brooklyn-Queens “border town” revealed [Curbed] 

7. Smithtown snaps up sewer lines to expand downtown [Newsday] 

8. Packard Bell founder’s 15 CPW condo in contract for $24M [Cityfile]
9. W&H signs 20-year lease at 60 East 42nd Street [Crain’s] 

10. Brooklyn sees high-tech upgrades on residential buildings [Brooklyn Eagle]
11. Post columnist insults Rockaway Beach residents with Times Square chairs criticism [Gothamist]
12. Zoning official in Long Island village accused of attempted rape [AP via SI Advance]
13. UWS will soon have its own Apple store [NYDN]
14. Bloomberg says he favors Gehry design for Atlantic Yards [OTBKB]
15. FDIC seeks out more bidders for distressed banks [CNBC]
16. Bank First National announces three branch closures [The Deal]
17. Wellcap partner says it’s too soon to call housing bottom [Huffington Post]
18. Fed Chair Ben Bernanke nominated for second term [ABC]
19. Three key ways to measure house prices [Calculated Risk]
20. In down market, brokers up their game [NREI]

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