Shuttered OTB parlors still wanting for tenants, Bistricer fined for worker conditions at Flatbush Gardens complex … and more

April 20, 2011 08:26AM

1. Shuttered OTB parlors still wanting for tenants four months later [WSJ]
2. Residents at Chelsea’s Penn South affordable housing co-op debate city offer to help with $80M in repairs [NYT]
3. Landlord David Bistricer fined $51K for exposing workers to raw sewage, asbestos at Flatbush Gardens complex [NYDN]
4. Fashion designer Anna Sui buys the rest of the ninth floor at 31 West 12th Street [NYO]

5. Planned Parenthood center reopens after renovations in the Bronx [NYDN]
6. Pajama-maker Komar Company takes an additional 19K square feet at 16 East 34th Street [Post, 2nd item]
7. Schusterman oil family buys three-bedroom co-op at 550 Park Avenue for $11.5M [NYO]
8. Panera Bread to open first Manhattan store at 330 Seventh Avenue [Post, 3rd item]

9. Report recommends that the city hire public housing tenants for “green” jobs to cut costs, unemployment [NYDN]
10. Hertz’s rental car building at 412 East 90th Street available for sale-leaseback deal [Post, 4th item]
11. Historic Forest Park Carousel nearly ruined by former operator who failed to maintain it, audit reveals [NYDN]

12. Manhattan’s tech start-ups prefer Flatiron, Chelsea [NYT]

13. Columnist: state should build a new Tappan Zee Bridge sooner rather than later [Post]

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