Walmart looking to open in NYC … and more

November 08, 2010 05:00PM

1. Local clash over proposed High Line park in Jersey City [NYT] 

2. Disney store returns to NYC Times Square location [WWD] 

3. Taking on a second mortgage to pay a foreclosure lawyer [NYT] 

4. Walmart pursues plans to open in New York City, despite previous failures [Crain’s] 

5. Neighbors complain about abandoned, rat-infested apartment building in Greenpoint [NYDN] 

6. Newly-signed contracts up 28 percent in October [Urban Digs] 

7. Suffolk County selling Long Wharf for $1 but buyers fear expensive future repair fees [Curbed] 

8. A look at Carlos Slim and his under-the-radar broker, Soly Halabi [WSJ] 

9. If you’re looking to move, now is a good time to sell your home [LA Times] 

10. Brooklyn zipcode 11210 is safest neighborhood in New York City [Wallet Pop]

11. Second Maoz vegetarian restaurant to open in Midtown [Midtown Lunch]
12. Tips for choosing the right real estate attorney [NY1] 

13. The Sagamore, Related’s UWS apartment building, expected to fetch $130 million [Crain’s] 

14. City funding for Fort Greene Park to be used for reconstruction of Willoughby Avenue entrance [Brownstoner] 

15. Manhattan borough president Scott Stringer calls for an all out war against bedbugs [NYDN] 

16. Water main burst on West 57th Street floods street and basement of Bergdorf Goodman [NYDN] 

17. Hospitality barbecue joint to open second location in Hell’s Kitchen [Post] 

18. French bistro, Almond Restaurant, looking for new East End space after stalled lease negotiations [Curbed]