Hudson River Park Tax plan may end up affecting more properties, appraisal system still broken … and more

August 12, 2011 05:50PM

1. Hudson River Park tax plan may affect more properties

2. Deal breakers in real estate

3. Fake building inspectors convicted
[AP via Brooklyn Eagle]

4. Appraisal system still broken, but in different way

5. New Yorkers want more funding for MTA

6. Ground Zero museum preparing for opening [City Hall News]
7. Elderly prefer to stay in Manhattan

8. 25 Broad Street regaining attention in Lower Manhattan

9. Greenwich Village Country Cub coming to Greenwich Village with mini-golf [Eater]
10. Revival of “Rent” musical opens Off-Broadway

11. Israelis pitch tents in Times Square in support of Israeli protests against high rents
[Jerusalem Post]

12. Sunset park residents protest hotel’s plan for 24-hour music

13. Nothing but tiramisu at new Village shop

14. Espada vows to sue over Soundview Health Clinic

15. Firefighters unhappy with congressional candidate’s mosque TV ad [WNYC]
16. Pratt among winners of college architecture prize
[Brooklyn Eagle]

17. Karl Fisher replacing East Village house with 33 apartments

18. Uniqlo launches ad campaign with tech company execs ahead of Manhattan store opening

19. $4.2 million Pheasant Close cottage closes for $2.655 million [Curbed]
20. Plan to transform Brooklyn’s Fourth Avenue [Brooklyn Eagle]
21. No water slide at Coney Island [NYDN]