J-Vanka rumored to be buying $16M Trump Park Avenue penthouse, bedbugs are evolving to tolerate pesticides … and more

January 20, 2011 08:37AM

1. J-Vanka rumored to be buying $16M Trump Park Avenue penthouse [Post, 6th item]
2. Bedbugs are already evolving to tolerate pesticides [WSJ]
3. $17M Apthorp mega-apartment belongs to hedge fund manager Jon Pollock, who originally paid $14 million for it [Post, 2nd item]
4. City education panel approves entrance of Millennium Brooklyn High School into John Jay’s Park Slope campus [NYT]
5. Novogratzes prepare 16 Minetta Lane for listing debut at $4M [Post, 3rd item]
6. Office space per employee measure is declining nationwide [NYT]
7. Mary Ann Tighe’s son buys $6M duplex co-op at 4 East 72nd Street [Post, 5th item]

8. Fort Greene homeless shelter, one of the largest in the city, is lacking in heat [NYT]

9. Wells Fargo posts record profit in fourth quarter on expanding lending operations [Bloomberg]

10. Daughter of author Italo Calvino buys $2M apartment at 1150 Fifth Avenue [NYO]
11. Connecticut is part of both New England and the Tri-State area — is that really fair? [Gothamist]

12. Jamaica’s Wonder Bread factory shuts its doors for good today [NYDN]
13. Jennifer Aniston checks out $8.75M penthouse in the Village [Post, 1st item]

14. Looking back at the history of Harlem’s Polo Grounds as its former tenants prepare to play for the A.F.C. championship title [NYT]

15. Hedge funder buys the $7M ex-UES home of Michael Douglas’ ex-wife [Post, 4th item]
16. REBNY’s honorees open up to the Observer [NYO]