REBNY speaks out against North Tribeca rezoning, BHS brokers make it past the first cut on ‘Real Housewives’ casting … and more

August 12, 2010 08:00AM

1. BHS’ Brenda Powers and Elizabeth Sample make it past the first cut on “The Real Housewives of New York City” casting [Post, 5th item]
2. REBNY speaks out against North Tribeca hotel rezoning plan [NYO]
3. Grimaldi’s owner says he’s not leaving without a fight [Post]
4. Anti-mosque bus ad renews debate over limits of MTA’s power, and mosque developers say they’re not moving from planned WTC site [NYT] and [Post]
5. Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban buy $10M penthouse at 200 11th Avenue “sky garage” building [Post, 1st item]
6. Jesuit middle school for the poor to move out of a gentrified LES [NYT]
7. Half a house up for auction in Long Island [Post]
8. Granddaughter, lawyer scammed 80-year-old woman into selling $1.7M brownstone for $200K, suit alleges [NYDN]

9. ‘Wall Street’ screenwriter Allan Loeb buys 141 Fifth Avenue condo for $3.9M [Post, 2nd item]
10. Lady Gaga checks out 408 Greenwich Street rental pad [Post, 3rd item]
11. Car parts mogul buys 840 Park Avenue co-op for $9.25M [Post, 4th item]