Zuckerman opts out of senate run, jumbo mortgages identified as high-risk … and more

March 03, 2010 05:00PM

1. California-based Serious Materials selected to complete Empire State Building retrofit project [Crain’s] 

2. Zuckerman opts out of senate run [Washington Post]
3. St. Vincent’s gets $6 million more in aid [Gothamist]
4. Predicting Q1 reports: Urban Digs’ Noah Rosenblatt expert gives it a shot [UrbanDigs]
5. City parks department unveils big plans for Fresh Kills park [SI Advance]
6. Families of fallen marines want building from company that allegedly funneled money illegally to bombers [Post] 

7. New Dinosaur Bar-B-Que gets façade [Harlem + Bespoke]
8. What the foodie boom means for the Bowery [Guest of a Guest]
9. Assembly member Karim Camara opens new office at 1216 Union Street [Nostrand Park]
10. Kyochon pushes back grand opening till Friday [Midtown Lunch]
11. One-on-one with the self-proclaimed Mayor of Upper Orchard Street [Bowery Boogie]
12. More investors looking to green developments [NYT]
13. Jumbo mortgages targeted as big threat in housing bubbles [Scoop] 

14. Ivanka Trump parties after launch of jewelry line [Guest of a Guest] 

15. Hovnanian sees 5 percent first-quarter climb [Barron’s]