Hudson Square property owners push for residential rezoning, plans for new Goethals Bridge revealed … and more

February 22, 2011 08:20AM

1. Grand Prospect Hall owner vows not to cave to pressure from opponents of hotel plan [Brooklyn Paper]
2. Firefighters were delayed in responding to fatal Brooklyn fire last weekend, city says [NYT]

3. Hudson Square property owners push for residential rezoning [WSJ]
4. Hank Steinbrenner chides Derek Jeter over Florida mansion-building in explaining World Series loss in 2010 [Post]
5. Plans for new Goethals Bridge to Staten Island revealed [NYDN]
6. “Modest” U.S. office rent growth expected for 2011: CBRE [Bloomberg]
7. Park Slope’s Pavilion Cinema owner says restorations for moviegoing use are already underway [Brooklyn Paper]

8. Little Italy’s Italian population is shrinking [NYT]
9. Two Bronx subway stations to close for eight months of renovations [NYDN]
10. Annabelle Selldorf opens up on her new recycling transfer station in Sunset Park [WSJ]
11. Blockbuster agrees to $290 million stalking horse bid by creditors [NYT]
12. Brooklyn towing company preying on Sheephead Bay shoppers, residents? [Sheepshead Bites]
13. Vacationers increasingly choosing home rentals over hotel rooms [CNNMoney]
14. Q&A with Park Slope photographer Spencer Ritenour [Patch]

15. What do the latest housing numbers mean for the consumer? [Daily Finance]