Foot model and former doorman kicked out of Upper East Side apartment, Wall Street bonuses may indicate an uptick in demand for high-end real estate … and more

January 11, 2010 05:05PM

1. Foot model and former doorman couple kicked out of Upper East Side apartment [Post]
2. Westchester County will create affordable housing in predominately white neighborhoods [NYT]
3. Totonno’s Pizza in Coney Island slated to open soon after delays [Lost New York City]
4. Taking a look at the speakeasy in the basement of the Ace Hotel [Black Book Mag]
5. 21 empty storefronts along Avenue A in the East Village [EV Grieve]
6. Opening date of Brooklyn natural wine bar ThirstBar pushed back to spring [Village Voice]
7. WTC designers have shuttered their Michigan design firm [Media Bistro]
8. Ray’s Candy Store still open after rumors that it would close last Friday for non-payment of rent [Village Voice]
9. Bloomberg drops lawsuit after Thompson approved renovations at Brooklyn House of Detention on his last day in office [Brooklyn Paper]
10. Bloomberg L.P. was third largest renter of office space in 2009 at rented 176,000 square feet [NYT]
11. Eighth Avenue between 39th and 40th Streets has Chase Banks on both corners [NYT]
12. Planned mural for fence at WTC construction site has been moved to Louise Nevelson Plaza [NYT]
13. Upper West Side boutique Custo Barcelona remains unopen after owners bought building in 2005  [Racked]
14. Plans for future of Ridgewood Reservoir will be unveiled to Community Board 5 later this month [Your Nabe]
15. High-end rental building planned for the northwest corner of Avenue D and Houston Street [The Lo-Down]
16. Wall Street bonuses may indicate an uptick in demand for high-end real estate [Miller Cicero]
17. Newly built sections of Coney Island boardwalk are already falling apart [NYDN]
18. Executive director of non-profit theater company Harlem Stage fixes troubled relocation project [Crain’s]
19. DOB says rain and neglected repairs was cause for June collapse of 493 Myrtle Avenue [NYT]
20. What’s the most important factor in choosing where to live? [WSJ]


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