WTC may be staffed by more than 600 police officers, Vidbel Circus to replace Ringling Brothers at Coney … and more

June 07, 2011 08:43AM

1. Once fully open, World Trade Center site may be guarded by more than 600 police officers at a time [Bloomberg]
2. City investing in finding new spaces for kitchens and processing plants to jumpstart local food industry [NYT]
3. Vidbel Circus expected to sign one-year deal with Zamperla to replace Ringling Brothers at Coney Island amusement park site [Amusing the Zillion]
4. Yankees’ YES Network moving HQ from the Chrysler Building to 803 Third Avenue‘s 30th floor [Post, 2nd item]
5. Residents enraged after Verizon installs 20-foot-tall poles in historic Flatbush nabe [Brooklyn Paper]
6. Soho residents mobilizing to get outdated artists’ loft law overturned [Post]
7. Sternlicht sees U.S. share of Starwood real estate deals declining [Bloomberg]
8. Times architecture critic Nicolai Ouroussoff leaving at the end of the month to write a book [Architect’s Newspaper]
9. Aqueduct racino’s new on-site job center opens with promises of 500 jobs for locals [NYDN]

10. City Council leaders push to curb spending on private contractors [NYT]
11. Italian restaurant Valbella may replace Alto at Tishman’s 11 East 53rd Street [Post, 3rd item]