State reviewing infrastructure after New York earthquake, few remaining walk-up bargains in Manhattan … and more

August 23, 2011 05:10PM

1. State reviewing infrastructure after earthquake shakes New
York buildings

[Newsday]

2. In more earthquake news, vibrations were felt at Gehry Tower, Hearst Tower, IAC Tower [Curbed]
3. And the federal courthouse sways in Manhattan during earthquake
[WNYC]

4. But there is no structural damage in in NYC, FDNY says
[Twitter]

5. Revealed: engineers had warned of overdue earthquake in NYC
[REW]

6. BofA’s shares drop again
[LA Times]

7. Meanwhile, BofA disputes blogger claim of $200 billion gap [WSJ]
8. List of failing banks shrinks for first time since 2006
[CNN Money]

9. Hotel Americano in Chelsea taking reservations for September 5
[UrbanDaddy]

10. 40 Bond facing foreclosure, cited in musician Sly Stone’s lawsuit
[Curbed]

11. New York real estate in Woody Allen films
[Gothamist]

12. Bloomberg praises Steiner Studios, 23 TV shows filming in
NYC, but film commissioner says there are no gritty neighborhoods left for filming [NYT]
13. Landlord wins in Harlem/Roosevelt Island submetering dispute
[Crain’s]

14. Homeowners opting for mini-renovations over large renovations
[NYDN]

15. Gentrification pushing African-Americans out of cities
[New America Media]

16. Spencer Gifts to open in Noho
[DNAinfo]

17. Eviction suspended for elderly Bed-Stuy resident
[Brownstoner]

18. Lambda Legal leases 20,000 feet at Wall Street
[GlobeSt]

19. Converted rental at 111 Kent in Williamsburg to have zen garden
[Curbed]

20. Japanese influenced compound on Shelter Island
[WSJ]

21. Tory Burch’s oceanfront home in Southampton drops by $3 million
[Curbed]