Tribeca mansion on North Moore Street fetches over $24M … and more

July 12, 2010 05:00PM

1. Two firefighters injured while battling blaze in East Village in Urban Outfitters building on Broadway [Gothamist]

2. Tribeca mansion on North Moore Street sells for over $24M [Curbed]

3. MRM advertising agency offers free apartment to five of its interns
[Guest of a Guest] 

4. Genting Malaysia Berhad only contender left in bid for Aqueduct racino

5. Financial reform bill will give borrowers more protection [NYT]

6. Hotel lounges are transforming the nightlife scene in the city [NY

7. Downtown residents criticize Trump Soho’s tower of mirrored glass

8. Border war underway over plans to extend Chinatown boundaries [Post] 

9. Chanel’s Eres division is gradually closing its U.S. stores [Crain’s] 

10. Lehman administrator sells $2.4 billion in claims to group of
distressed debt funds [Financial Times via CNBC] 

11. Start-ups look to lease posh digs near the United Nations [WSJ] 

12. Second mortgages are the next housing crisis: bankruptcy attorney
13. High costs of owning a home go beyond mortgages [Daily Finance]
14. 90 percent of homeowners don’t regret buying: survey [Truth about Mortgage] 

15. Urbancanvas design competition aims to spiff up construction sites [Brownstoner] 

16. Feud underway between town and country officials over Nassau Coliseum development [1010 Wins] 

17. 10 boutique hotel restaurants coming soon to NYC [Eater]
18. Chef Daniel Boulud plans UWS restaurant at Lincoln Square [Food and Things]
19. World Financial Center, Bed-Stuy get farmers markets [Grub Street]
20. Housing agency tries to recoup losses from Fannie and Freddie [Calculated Risk]
21. Investigating the mosque planned for Ground Zero is un-American: Bloomberg [Crain’s]
22. Fed looks for ways to help small business lenders [Yahoo]
23. Trader Joe’s opens in Chelsea in former Barnes and Noble space Racked]
24. Rooms booked for a month at just-opened Intercontinental Times Square [Hotel Chatter] 

25. Construction to begin this fall on Montauk’s Bull’s Head Inn [Curbed]