Stein killer’s family chastised by judge, Moynihan Station plans approved — again … and more

March 26, 2010 04:58PM

1. Judge says family of convicted Linda Stein killer Natavia Lowery threatened defense lawyers and  judge describes their repeated trial outbursts as “dangerous” [Post] and [NYDN]
2. State development agency re-approves modified Moynihan Station plans [NYO]
3. Federal judge calls city’s closure of 19 schools illegal, overturns planned shutdowns [NY1]
4. Brooklyn Heights co-op looks to tranform raw industrial space into residential haven [NYT]
5. Lead and asbestos inspector cops to filing fraudulent reports [Post]
6. Designer Michael Kors to open new store in failed Ungaro space on corner of Madison Avenue and 67th Street [NYO]
7. Long Island ranks seventh on list of priciest places to own a home [Newsday]
8. Fannie Mae hosts year’s second bulk REO auction [National Mortgage News]
9. FHA short-term refi option may soon be available [Truth about Mortgage]
10. A look inside chef Melia Marden’s East Village pad [TONY]
11. The 10 best cities for home loan borrowers [Daily Real Estate News via Realtor Mag]
12. Hypo Real Estate shows smaller pre-tax quarterly loss [Fox Business News]
13. Staten Island real estate celebrates its finest [SI Advance]
14. Illegal hostel vacated in Williamsburg [New York Shitty]
15. With one week left in purchase program, Fed exec “nervous” about mortgage asset sales [Reuters via CNBC] and [Mortgage News Daily]
16. Weighing Obama’s new foreclosure prevention plan [The Atlantic]
17. How much are loan mods really helping struggling borrowers? [American Banking News]
18. Five Guys, Chipotle, Potbelly’s among nation’s fastest-growing chains [Nation’s Restaurant News]
19. Home buyer tax-break recipients stumble on collecting their due [Market Watch]
20. Citibank comes out on top in $85.7 million Sheldon Solow lawsuit [National Mortgage News]
21. The problem with architecture Web sites [Architect’s Newspaper]