Hamptons sales data indicates “slow recovery,” Walmart execs to be no-shows at City Council hearing … and more

January 10, 2011 08:23AM

1. Rose Associates hired to market unsold condos-turned-rentals at Williams Beaver House [Crain’s]

2. Hamptons sales data indicates “slow recovery” [NYT]
3. Walmart execs to be no-shows at City Council hearing this week [NYDN]
4. Fearing eviction, Coney Island history museum to relocate to spot near the Wonder Wheel after current lease expires [Brooklyn Paper]
5. Massachusetts foreclosure ruling serves as a warning for banks nationwide [NYT]
6. Newark Chinese restaurant catches fire, displacing 50 residents of adjacent apartments [AP via Post]
7. Debate over poor cellphone reception at the tops of skyscrapers heats up [NYT]
8. Planned Williamsburg speakeasy sparks neighborhood opposition [Brooklyn Paper]

9. After opening two Murray Hill stores, 7-Eleven plans dozens more for Manhattan [Crain’s]

10. NYC’s Safe Housing Act expansion a welcome bit of legislative aid for asthma sufferers, columnist says [NYDN]

11. Ex-Knitting Factory execs to open new music venue at old Bushwick brewery [Brooklyn Paper]

12. A look at the new Brooklyn skyline [NYT]

13. Arrival of another new neighborhood pawnshop irks Sunnyside, Queens residents [Crain’s]