Two Queens fires render hundreds of residents homeless … and more

July 08, 2010 08:00AM

1. Two Queens fires render hundreds of residents homeless [Post]
2. Soho production company building five soundstages on site of former Kedem Winery in Williamsburg [Brooklyn Paper]
3. Who’s liable for open house thefts? [WSJ]
4. Ex-Doubleday CEO’s Hamptons home hits the market for $40M [Post, 4th item]
5. Financier Wilbur Ross to buy $50M stake in NJ bank [NYT]
6. East End estate of late Republican Congressman Stuyvesant Wainwright II listed for $18.5 million [Post, 5th item]

7. Rigger in Midtown East crane collapse admitted he did not inspect equipment, investigator testifies [NYDN]
8. Fashion designer John Varvatos renting $10,500-a-month unit at 923 Fifth Avenue [Post, 3rd item]
9. U.S. shopping mall vacancies, lease rates worsen further in second quarter: Reis [WSJ]
10. 304 Spring Street penthouse rental draws views from Meg Ryan, Lewis Black, Baz Luhrmann [Post, 2nd item]
11. Cobble Hill preservationists riled again over proposed brownstone window additions, say Norah Jones is at fault [Brooklyn Paper]
12. Inside the Park Slope townhouse of Stanton Social chef Chris Santos [Post]