Paterson reportedly “paranoid” after Aqueduct decision, pilot program to launch in effort to stop strategic defaults … and more

February 08, 2010 05:02PM

1. What it takes to make a successful startup condo neighborhood [Harlem Bespoke]
2. Stuy Town neighbors rally around imperiled HSBC bank branch [EV Grieve] 
3. Paterson reportedly going “paranoid” in wake of Aqueduct decision criticism [Post] 
4. Community board denies approval for Magnolia sidewalk café permit renewal [Westside Independent] 
5. Women assaulted by serial rapist paid $1M restitution by condo that allegedly turned blind eye to crime spree [NYDN]
6. Apollo Management CEO drops $14M on Sagaponack home [Newsday] 
7. Residents at a LeFrak rent-stabilized building may be charged $65 more per month for elevator installation [NYDN] 
8. Downtown Brooklyn post office and courthouse renovation expected to extend through 2013 [McBrooklyn]
9. Construction worker falls to death from scaffolding at West 129th Street [CBS]
10. The Nolitan Hotel expected to open in May [Hotel Chatter]
11. Horizon Media signs 15-year lease for 115,000 square feet at One Hudson Square [Crain’s]
12. Large-scale White Plains Hospital emergency room expansion nears completion [CBS] 
13. MBA’s mortgage woes over 10-story Washington, D.C. headquarters solved, but group stays quiet on solution [WSJ] 
14. Buying a foreclosure can have hidden extra costs, experts say [CNNMoney]
15. Pay-for-payments pilot program pitched to help stem flow of strategic defaults [WSJ]