Moody’s puts Battery Park City bond “on watch” … and more

TRD New York /
Apr.April 13, 2010 05:14 PM

1. Apartment building workers may be launching massive rally… at this very moment [Crain’s]
2. Initial bankruptcy filings could show St. Vincent’s $1 billion in debt — 50 percent more than many had anticipated [Crain’s]
3. In Red Hook, the debate between gentrification and preservation rages on [Brooklyn Paper]
4. Author Barbara Taylor Bradford puts $19 million NYC home on the market [Realestalker]
5. Jane Ballroom gunning for a reopening in the next couple of weeks [NY Mag]
6. Dinosaur BBQ still has permit hurdles to overcome [Harlem + Bespoke]
7. Park Slope named best nabe for broke, childless renters [Brokelyn]
8. Moody’s puts Battery Park City bonds “on watch” for a downgrade [NYO]
9. CEO of Chicago-based WexTrust Capital investment firm pleads guilty to $225 million Ponzi scheme in New York City [Post]

10. Two NYC hotels, the W Court and the W Tuscany are being dropped from the W Hotels line [Hotel Chatter]
11. Grimaldi’s Limelight Marketplace debut pushed up to May 7 [NY Mag]
12. Co-tenants can cause retail nightmares [Retail Traffic Mag]
13. Marc Jacobs putting big-time renovations in his Superior Ink home [Curbed]
14. Fugitive California real estate agent arrested in Manhattan on embezzlement charges [Mortgage Fraud Blog]

15. Most homeowners say they’d sell now if they could recoup cost [Inman]
16. Three admit to attempted $1 million mortgage fraud scheme in Atlantic City [Mortgage Fraud Blog]
17. W New York Downtown delays opening date to June 6 [Hotel Chatter]
18. Retail may be suffering for most — but a handful of chains find its time to expand [Retail Traffic Mag]

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