Construction begins on $75M Staten Island Expressway overhaul, Sag Harbor home at the center of John Steinbeck family estate battle … and more

September 24, 2010 08:00AM

1. Merged three-unit Park Millennium penthouse to hit the market for $34.5M [NYT]
2. Construction begins on $74.8M Staten Island Expressway overhaul project [Post]
3. Sag Harbor home at the center of John Steinbeck family estate battle [NYT]
4. Nike’s Soho store shutters for bedbug infestation, too [NY Mag]
5. Columbus Square retail list reveals Borders deal may have been canceled [My Upper West]
6. City says it won’t charge residents for repair of sidewalks damaged in tornado [NYDN]
7. New City Council program targets repairs of over-leveraged buildings [WSJ]
8. Treasury to reduce TARP cost estimate [Financial Times via CNBC]
9. Long Island Islamic center meets with opposition in plans to expand parking lot [CBS]
10. Latest poll finds two-thirds of New Yorkers want Park51 project moved from site near Ground Zero [Post]

11. Residential landlords regain some power as concessions become the exception rather than the rule [NYT]

12. New York Public Library to temporarily shutter Chinatown branch for repairs [Downtown Express]
13. Chelsea Limelight Grimaldi’s to open within weeks [NY Mag]
14. Gwathmey-designed apartment at 1185 Park Avenue hits the market for $5.7M [NYT]

15. Tribeca residents, CB1 weigh liquor license apps amid growing concerns about raucous nightlife [Downtown Express]
16. Dylan’s Candy Bar rumored to be nearing UWS deal [NY Mag]

17. Bowery’s Rapha Cycle Shop counts down final days to closure [Bowery Boogie]

18. CUNY to host panel next week on Coney Island redevelopment [Save Coney Island]

19. One week after DOB shuttering, LES bar Aces & Eights fails to reopen [EV Grieve]

20. Hudson Square neighborhood matures [Downtown Express]