Construction firm Skanska to pay $20M to settle minority-hiring charges, Fifth Avenue is officially east … and more

April 01, 2011 08:34AM

1. Construction firm Skanska to pay $20M to settle minority-hiring charges [Crain’s]
2. Fifth Avenue along Central Park officially declared part of Manhattan’s East Side [NYT]
3. Construction delayed on Brooklyn’s new P.S. 133 in Boerum Hill [NYDN]
4. Buyfolio.com giving Streeteasy a run for its money with new listing tracking features [NYT]
5. Related now advertising for MiMA on coffee cups, to be distributed to vendors throughout Manhattan [Curbed, 1st item]
6. Queens man builds 40 square-foot model of “Simpsons” fictional city, Springfield, entirely out of plastic beads [NYDN]
7. $400 million apartment complex at New Jersey’s old Curtiss-Wright plant breaks ground [NYT]
8. Gambling won’t be coming to the Meadowlands in the near future, Christie commission head says [AP via Post]
9. Does Connecticut need a condo ombudsman? [NYT]
10. Andy Warhol statue erected near his old Factory studio in Union Square [Gothamist]
11. Richmond Hill business owners worry about limitations of rezoning proposal [Queens Chronicle]

12. Nyack antique shops hit hard by the recession still have yet to rebound [WSJ]

13. It may be a while before banks come to terms with regulators for foreclosure settlement [NYT]


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