Local business owners hire consultants to lobby against Flushing Commons, state pols accuse Trump University of ‘misleading’ title … and more

April 16, 2010 08:25AM

1. Local business owners hire consultants to lobby against controversial Flushing Commons development [NYDN]
2. Advocacy group angling to close eviction by demolition loophole in rent stabilization code [The Villager]

3. Verizon’s “Can you hear me now?” guy sells Greenwich Village apartment [NYT]

4. State pols accuse Trump University of ‘misleading’ title [NYDN]
5. The state of Downtown construction, from construction command center head [Downtown Express]
6. Columnist and former presidential speechwriter Peggy Noonan buys UES condo for $1.72M [NYT]
7. Editorial board: Zoning must be changed to prevent future “abominations” like too-tall Trump Soho [The Villager]

8. City gives Bed-Stuy jail-themed playground a makeover [NYDN]
9. Group to study how Holland Tunnel entrance ramp could be transformed into public space [Downtown Express]
10. An update on Greenwich Village preservation from community activist Andrew Berman [The Villager]
11. City Council member pushes for more Jackson Heights park space [NYDN]
12. Pier 40 development: Where we stand now [The Villager]
13. Former PepsiCo exec buys UES condo for $3.1M [NYT]
14. Jay-Z sues Red Sox slugger David Ortiz for opening alleged rip-off 40/40 Club [Post]
15. Trump Soho will be “landmark,” Donald declares [The Villager]
16. CNN’s Ali Velshi selling West 80th Street apartment in preparation for Atlanta move [NYT]


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