Montessori charter school planned for the South Bronx, A-Rod checks out $37,000-a-month UES townhouse … and more

January 27, 2011 08:41AM

1. Montessori charter school planned for the South Bronx [NYDN]
2. Even as new businesses and condo-dwellers move in on Lower East Side, old haunts stick around [Post]
3. New York State seizes control of Nassau County’s finances [NYT]

4. Courtney Love tours Novogratz-designed townhouse rental at 24 Thompson Street [Post, 6th item]
5. Lower Manhattan’s struggling Pussycat Lounge shutters, may not reopen [NY Mag]

6. PCBs found in Clinton Hill public school [NYDN]
7. Madonna not buying talent manager Sandy Gallin’s $20M Hamptons estate, but someone else is [Post, 4th item]
8. NAR treasurer calls multi-family sector the “golden child” of commercial real estate for 2011 [NAR]
9. Journalist Carl Bernstein eyes 55 Thompson rentals [Post, 5th item]
10. City’s minorities have been disproportionately slammed by foreclosures , new study shows [NYDN]
11. Belgian tech entrepreneur Rob Heyvaert revealed as buyer of $14.45M 54 Bond Street penthouse [Post, 2nd item]
12. D.R. Horton posts bigger-than-expected loss in fiscal first quarter [Bloomberg]
13. A-Rod checks out $37,000-a-month UES townhouse [Post, 1st item]

14. FCIC: Fannie, Freddie subprime loans “performed significantly better” than privately-issued ones [Bloomberg]

15. Mystery writer Harlan Coben in contract on two-bedroom Dakota pad [Post, 7th item]

16. Breaking down the new home sales data by stage of construction [Calculated Risk]

17. Behind the design of Columbia’s new science building at 120th Street and Broadway [Arch Daily]

18. Designer Steven Stolman rents studio near Second Avenue Subway construction site [Post, 3rd item]