Thousands to protest at WTC site, Riverton residents anxious over complex’s future … and more

March 08, 2010 04:56PM

1. Construction company in Queens accused of filing false code violations to ratchet up business [Your Nabe]
2. Thousands of construction workers to protest at WTC site tomorrow [Crain’s]
3. Latest estimates show City Hall renovation project could cost $107 million [Post]
4. Walter Cronkite apartment near UN in contract [NYMag]
5. Long-awaited supermarket en route to Fort Greene [NYT]
6. How to find the right restoration specialist in NYC [NYMag]
7. Forget email — for many brokers, a phone call can calm a client [NYT]
8. With Scarano censured, critics take aim at designs [NYMag]
9. Riverton residents anxious over complex’s future [NYDN]
10. More help for first-time homebuyers through mortgage aid [NYT]
11. In Westchester, cautious buyers’ strategies reflect tenuous market [NYT]

12. Oceanfront Montauk mansion gets $15 million price hike [Zillow]

13. Future of Fourth Avenue forum met with skepticism [Post]

14. Former New York Times building to become bowling and leisure complex [Post]

15. Coney Island’s historic Shore Theater likely to receive landmark designation [Amusing the Zillion]

16. The New Museum has no plans to remove its ‘Hell, Yes!’ facade artwork [The Architect Newspaper]


17. Long Island event will offer housing opportunities for young adults, seniors and veterans [Newsday]

18. Restaurateur Danny Meyers talks about surviving the recession [Post]

19. Fundraising benefit for Ray’s Candy Store tonight at the Theater for the New City [EV Grieve]

20. Shaky economy causes roadblocks for renters and prospective buyers [NYT]

21. Alliances with non-profit groups have helped certain neighborhoods in the Bronx, Queens and Brooklyn protect against foreclosure [NYT]

22. Tenants of a pair of dilapidated Flatbush apartments stage protest outside landlord’s home [Your Nabe]

23. Artist Jan Vormann’s Lego installations pop up all around New York [NewYorkology]

24. New seven-story Midtown housing complex offers low-income housing and affordable rehearsal space [NYT]

25. The market for retail condos starting to show signs of revival [Crain’s]

26. New data questions St. Vincent’s market share in its own neighborhood [Crain’s]
27. Downtown hotel looks to draw in 9/11 tourists [AP]