Brooklyn construction site owner acquitted on manslaughter charges, Rudin’s 345 Park gets new tenant … and more

May 13, 2010 08:02AM

1. Former Tennessee Congressman Harold Ford Jr. shops for new Manhattan home in the $3 million range [Post, 2nd item]
2. S&P changing its mind on Atlantic Yards arena bonds [Atlantic Yards Report]
3. Brooklyn construction site owner acquitted of charges in 2008 death of day laborer [NYT]
4. $36 million parcel of land hits the market in Southampton [Post, 4th item]
5. In wake of devastating East Village fire, questions abound [EV Grieve]
6. Investment firm Piper Jaffray consolidating its two headquarters into one, moving to the Rudin’s 345 Park Avenue [Post]
7. More raucous bars opening on Avenue A, to residents’ dismay [EV Grieve]

8. Inside rocker Andrew W.K.’s Midtown apartment [Post]

9. Soccer-themed pop-up shop opens on the Lower East Side in honor of the
impending World Cup [Bowery Boogie]

10. “South Park” co-creator Trey Parker shops for Manhattan rental, looks
at $12,000-a-month Chelsea pad [Post, 5th item]

11. Bronx townhouse Dogwood Close gets rave reviews [Riverdale Press]
12. Model Jessica Gomes lists Manhattan apartment for $875,000 [Realestalker]
13. Brokers weigh in on scoring a last-minute Hamptons summer rental [Post]
14. On a map, Riverdale neighborhood boundaries not cut and dry [Riverdale Press] 

15. Apollo and Centerbridge each make bids on CW Financial Services, parent company to Stuyvesant Town and Riverton Houses special servicer [Bloomberg] 

16. A do-it-yourself backyard? [Post]
17. Banks still holding their breath for a nationwide hotel rebound [Bloomberg]