Brooklyn’s Community Board 1 bemoans drinking establishments, Bloomberg sets Gowanus timetable … and more

October 12, 2009 04:53PM

1. Brooklyn’s Community Board 1 residents bemoan number of drinking establishments [Brooklyn Paper]
2. An argument for new architecture in New York City [NY Mag]
3. Taking a closer look at Columbus Circle [NYC Grid]
4. Bloomberg sets timetable for Gowanus cleanup [Brooklyn Paper]
5. New look for Henry Miller’s Theatre at One Bryant Park [Arch Paper]

6. Jumbo loan rates fall below 6 percent [Business Week]

7. City census outreach limited after budget cuts [NYT] 
8. Brownstoner launches real estate services resource directory [Brownstoner] 
9. Sales see slowdown in the Bronx’s Arthur Avenue [NYT]
10. Bloomberg says he’d like to eliminate public advocate post [Associated Press via Post] 
11. Architect Nikolaus Pevsner updates traditional FEMA trailer with environmentally sustainable features [Architect’s Newspaper] 
12. Some experts say mortgage deals will hold on through next few months [Detroit News] 
13. Travel and Leisure releases list of top 15 ugliest buildings [Travel and Leisure]
14. Citigroup fined over derivatives transactions [Reuters]
15. Borrowers subject to faulty legal advice from mortgage modification companies [Housing Wire] 
16. Brokers say they don’t care about quarterly housing reports [NYO]