Residents rally for St. Vincent’s, Ellis restoration needs more funding … and more

April 07, 2010 04:57PM

1. Residents brace for possible building workers’ strike [Crain’s]
2. Community groups not letting St. Vincent’s go without a fight [NY1]
3. Working Families Party advocates for 50 percent slash on Wall Street bonus pay [Post]

4. Legislation on tax-exempt bond financing could aid up to $2.5 billion in non-profit development projects [Post]
5. Catholic group Opus Dei buys $7.5M townhouse at 31 East 38th Street [Post]
6. More funds needed for Ellis Island restoration project [NYT]
7. Harlem condo 5th on the Park plans to cut prices to spur sales [Crain’s]
8. Engineers say No. 7 train track extension budget needs reining in [NYDN]
9. Atlas Park residents not amused over Wal-Mart move-in prank in Queens Tribune [NYDN via Gothamist]
10. City homeless shelters will stop sending tenants to boarding houses, Bloomberg says [NYT]

11. With mortgage rates on the rise, homebuyers scramble [AP via ABC news]
12. Steel domes in playground pose safety hazard for kids, parents say [NYDN]

13. Bernanke says unemployment, foreclosure rate still pose problems for economy [Bloomberg via Businessweek]
14. Trulia now offers rental search [Inman]

15. Transcript reveals alleged quaalude dealer-Trump employee connection [Gawker]

16. Uniqlo clothing may move in at former Brooks Brothers space at 666 Fifth Avenue [Crain’s]


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