Williamsburg welcomes the stroller set, Acorn reemerges in Brooklyn … and more

January 24, 2011 08:38AM

1. LES community board to vote today on housing and retail proposal for six acres of undeveloped land [WSJ]

2. Luna Park owner Central Amusement tapped to operate the Cyclone, plans major renovation [Brooklyn Paper]
3. Williamsburg welcomes the stroller set [NYT]
4. Jimmy McMillan: “Here I am, on top of the world, and no girlfriend” [amNY]
5. City’s retail condo sales bouncing back [Crain’s]
6. Man falls to his death off Hotel Pennsylvania roof [Post]
7. Cuomo to let MTA head Jay Walder, Port Authority exec Chris Ward keep their jobs [Crain’s]
8. Fire in Jamaica apartment building injures 12 [Post]
9. Bill Ackman, Steven Roth named to J.C. Penney board [Bloomberg]
10. Acorn reemerges in Brooklyn under new name [Post]
11. Porter House owners eye Related buildings for new casual eatery location [Crain’s]
12. Three-bedroom at Nouvel’s 100 11th Avenue goes for 20 percent off [NYO]

13. Il Buco owners to open Italian bakery and restaurant on Williamsburg’s Kent Avenue [Brooklyn Paper]

14. The making of Brooklyn’s Marcy Hotel dance club [Etsy]
15. Andre Balazs now dating comedienne Chelsea Handler? [Post]

16. New York sees a new influx of national furniture retailers [Crain’s]
17. BofA agrees to mortgage mod for Queens woman after her story appears in Times column [NYT]