Record 48.7 million tourists hit NYC in 2010, Boerum Hill residents riled over coffeehouse eviction … and more

January 04, 2011 05:00PM

1. Long Island Association president says it’s high time for a new tourist destination development [CBS]

2. Tamir Sapir settles Duke-Semans Mansion suit with Brown Harris Stevens’ Paula Del Nunzio and Shirley Mueller for an undisclosed amount [NYT via NYO]

3. NYC sees record 48.7 million tourists in 2010 [NYT]

4. Former Esquire magazine owner Christopher Whittle aims to build a private school adjacent to the High Line at 259 10th Avenue Near 26th Street [Curbed]

5. Macy’s nabs 56,242 square feet of additional corporate office space at 1440 Broadway Near 42nd Street [NYO]

6. A look at what’s next for the Atlantic Yards development in 2011 [Atlantic Yards Report]

7. Eco-friendly hair salon sets up shop in Soho at 192 Sixth Avenue [Crain’s]

8. Condo owners at Downtown Brooklyn’s be@schermerhorn launch online forum to chat about neighborhood issues [Curbed]

9. Residential rental landlords becoming more nimble on pricing, adjusting faster to market demands [WSJ]

10. Apthorp home that sold for half its asking price now on the rental market for $23,000 a month [Curbed]

11. Boerum Hill residents bemoan coffeehouse eviction [NYT]

12. Office market nationwide perking up [WSJ]

13. A retrospective of the good — and bad — changes in Dumbo in 2010 [Dumbo NYC]

14. As Offices of General Services begins to renege its interest in 1 WTC space, pricier tenants have room to stretch out [Post, 1st item]

15. Oldest known copy of real estate tycoon game Monopoly sells for $146,500 [AOL]