Christie backs WTC plans, St. Vincent’s selling off assets … and more

March 05, 2010 04:59PM

1. WTC financing still faces keen obstacles [NYT]
2. Bond New York offers retail space for gelato and/or teeth whitening [EV Grieve]
3. Legislation takes aim at co-op discrimination [LIBN] 

4. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie backs Port Authority WTC plan [Post]
5. West Thames Park rebuilding project steps up the pace [Broadsheet Daily]
6. In bid to attract buyers, co-op boards loosen standards [The Apple Peeled]
7. Williamsburg bagel shop claims it’s being squeezed out for a Starbucks [Gothamist]
8. Lower Manhattan Construction Command Center to extend tenure one year [Downtown Express]
9. A look at changes to the Atlantic Yards plans, from conception to present [Brownstoner]
10. Yet another benefit event scheduled for Ray’s Candy Store [EV Grieve]
11. A Tribeca home carries a Beatle’s pedigree [NYT] 

12. Residents at Washington Heights apartment building without functional bathrooms for over two years [NY1]
13. Community Board 2 reevaluates bars in the neighborhood [NYT]
14. Corbin Building restoration plans, revealed [Downtown Express] 

15. Tim Hortons announces massive, 900-store North American expansion plan [Financial Post]
16. St. Vincent’s tries selling assets to make ends meet [NBC New York]
17. Federal refinance assistance program extended one year [LIBN]
18. Nearly two dozen of the world’s great metropolises, shrunken down to size [WebUrbanist]
19. Beechwood Organization head Michael Dubb talks shop [LIBN]
20. Investors culprit for housing bubble, some experts say [Real Estate Channel]