British Airways moving back to Manhattan after 25 years, 57th Street retail corridor not bustling like it used to … and more

April 26, 2011 08:20AM

1. British Airways ditching Jackson Heights, moving American HQ back to Manhattan after 25 years [Post, 1st item]
2. Times critic on HL23: “As sleek and muscular as an Italian sports car” [NYT]
3. City ignored complaints of illegally converted apartments at site of deadly Bronx building blaze [NYDN]
4. Once-bustling 57th Street retail corridor isn’t what it used to be [Post, 5th item]
5. Construction accidents down by half so far in 2011, city says [DNAinfo]

6. Pennsylvania’s got the right idea on foreclosure prevention [MarketWatch]
7. 11 percent increase in new home sales not actually worth celebrating [The Atlantic]

8. Old Willis Avenue Bridge being dismantled, sold for scrap in New Jersey [NYT]
9. Restaurateur Stephen Hanson bringing Asian eatery to old Japonais space? [Post, 4th item]

10. Short sales made up record 19.6 percent of all home sales in March [The Truth About Mortgage]

11. In Deutsche Bank Building fire trial, witness testifies that inspectors overlooked risk [NYT]

12. Gracious Home takes top floor at Himmel + Meringoff’s 158 West 27th Street [Post, 2nd item]
13. Fico says it can now pinpoint homeowners who are 110 times more likely than others to strategically default [The Truth About Mortgage]

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