A-Rod eyes Novogratz-designed West Street townhouse, A&P to close nine more New York stores … and more

February 17, 2011 08:23AM

1. DJM Realty tapped to market shuttering NYC Borders spaces [REW]
2. A-Rod considers renting the $19M Novogratz-designed 400 West Street townhouse [Post, 5th item]
3. New Jersey re-approves $102M Panasonic incentive in attempt to woo the company to Newark [Crain’s]

4. City Council member: If not the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge, how about the Koch-Gracie Mansion? [DNAinfo]
5. Harold Ford Jr. closes on five-bedroom Chelsea co-op [Post, 5th item]
6. A&P to close 32 more stores, including nine in New York [Bloomberg]

7. First Avenue’s the Bean coffee shop closed by state for unpaid taxes [DNAinfo]

8. Robin Williams takes $15K-a-month rental at the Rushmore [Post, 1st item]
9. Candidate Donald Trump in 1999 vs. Candidate Donald Trump in 2011 [NY Mag]
10. Corcoran’s director of internet marketing opens up on social media in real estate [We Are NY Tech]
11. Local advocates react to impending 35 Cooper Square demolition [Washington Square News]

12. Jim Carrey renting full-floor condo at 176 Perry Street until May [Post, 4th item]
13. Couple injured in jump from second-story window amid Astoria apartment blaze [Post]
14. Fossil opens vintage concept store at 111 Spring Street [Refinery29]