State Senator Perkins challenges Manhattanville eminent domain legality … and more

October 28, 2010 05:00PM

1. Luxury Swedish clothier Eton Shirts picks up 1,500 square feet of retail space at 625 Madison Avenue [WWD]
2. State Senator Perkins challenges Manhattanville eminent domain ruling with new amicus brief [Columbia Spectator]
3. A look inside rocker Moby’s Nolita abode [Post]
4. U.S. real estate industry may not recover to boom years some experts suggest [PropertyWire]
5. NYC now considering closing 47 schools due to lagging performance [NYT]
6. City Comptroller Liu says elevator maintenance ignored in Jamaica housing project [Post]
7. Aloft Hotel brings life to Harlem’s tourist industry [NY1] 

8. “Rent is too damn high” gubernatorial candidate releases album [NYT] 

9. Soho’s Le Jardin restaurant is closing after 15 years [Grub Street]
10. Australian meat pie maker Tuck Shop to open next month in Chelsea market [DNAinfo] 

11. A majority of Americans are worried about paying their mortgages: poll
[Boston]

12. And getting a second mortgage is challenging, but not impossible [Bankrate] 

13. City zoning laws aim to preserve affordable housing on the West Side [WSJ] 

14. NYPD orders cops who patrol housing projects to take refresher course [NYDN] 

15. Job posting reveals that wine and cheese spot Casellula is opening Deux, a new location in Midtown [Eater] 

16. IStar narrows Q3 loss, but lower interest income hurt results [Housing Wire] 

17. Cardiac Rehab Center of Staten Island to close Ocean Breeze facility [SI Live]