Close to 617,000 trial loan modifications canceled under HAMP … and more

August 20, 2010 05:00PM

1. Gretsch Building in Williamsburg has retail space for sale [Brooklyn Eagle] 

2. East Asian restaurants open in Brooklyn and Queens [Village Voice] 

3. Courtney Sale Ross, widow of Time Warner’s Steve Ross, buys Tribeca loft for $7.3M [Post] 

4. Food cart coming soon to shuttered Tavern on the Green restaurant [Crain’s] 

5. Close to 617,000 trial loan modifications canceled under HAMP [Truth About Mortgage] 

6. City Council likely to approve 15 Penn Plaza tower near Empire State Building [Crain’s] 

7. Columbus Natural Foods store on UWS saved from destruction [DNAinfo] 

8. Second liens are becoming a priority for banks helping borrowers with mortgage debt [The Street] 

9. Fashion Week expands to entire Lincoln Center complex [WSJ] 

10. 13 new eateries set to open in Delta’s Food Court at LaGuardia Airport [Crain’s] 

11. Muslim residents in New York have mixed feelings about the mosque [NYT]
12. Judge rejects group’s attempt to block Willets Point redevelopment [Crain’s]
13. Who will benefit from the new low mortgage rates? [Christian Science Monitor]
14. Early morning Coney Island demo crew attracts unwanted attention [Amusing the Zillion]