Private Sheepshead Bay home may become shelter, CitiMortgage to launch foreclosure alternative pilot program … and more

February 11, 2010 04:58PM

1. New York State Senate GOP pushing for more transparency in Aqueduct decision, while federal investigators issue official subpoena  [Crain’s] and [Gothamist]
2. Explosion hits Chelsea-area Radio Shack [Talking Points Memo] 

3. Downtown Brooklyn sees massive population boom [Post] 

4. A look inside the Crown Heights real estate zeitgeist [Nostrand Park] 

5. Trial closures of Broadway for pedestrian mall in Times Square to become permanent [NYT] 

6. Bloomberg administration member who reportedly claimed two homes as permanent addresses, resulting in tax gaffe, now required to pay $2,800  [Post] 

7. GOP argues HUD adding to heavy deficit [Washington Times]
8. Park Slope plagued by air traffic noise, residents say [Brooklyn Paper] 

9. Downtown Manhattan losing its luster, some say [Post]
10.
Private Sheepshead Bay home may become homeless shelter or halfway house facility [Sheepshead Bites] 

11. Designer Jamie Drake sells Hamptons home [Curbed] 

12. CitiMortgage to launch foreclosure alternative pilot program tomorrow [CNNMoney]