Madonna builds on new Bridgehampton farm without approval, condo launch parties become more modest post-boom … and more

July 14, 2010 08:00AM

1. Landmarks hearing over Ground Zero mosque gets heated [Post]
2. Condo launch parties become more modest post-boom [NYO]
3. United Nations Population Fund inks lease at 605 Third Avenue [Post, 3rd item]

4. City’s effort to save libraries keeps branches open, but job cuts may still come [NYDN]
5. WTC construction provides short-lived look at the city’s old waterfront before Battery Park City [NYT]
6. Key defense witness in East Side crane collapse says he has a criminal record [NYDN]
7. Sunset Park daycare center lease dispute puts program in jeopardy [NYDN]
8. Madonna builds horse fence on new Bridgehampton farm without approval [Post]
9. Historic Boerum Hill church destroyed in fire last week struggles to raise money for rebuilding [NYDN]
10. State’s Office of General Services taking eighth and ninth floor spaces at 501 Seventh Avenue [Post, 4th item]
11. A look at the neighboring properties of the soon-to-be ex-Whitney Museum home [NYO]
12. Furniture purveyor Straight from the Crate to open second Manhattan branch at 295 Park Avenue South [Post, 6th item]
13. Forest Park carousel to stay closed as city looks for funding to restore it [NYDN]
14. Spain’s tourist office moving from 666 Fifth Avenue to One Grand Central Place [Post, 2nd item]
15. Child abuse and poverty non-profit relocates from Manhattan to Jamaica [NYDN]

16. Shearman & Sterling renews at 850 Third Avenue [Post, 7th item]