Some nabes possibly hurricane evacuation zones, Obama considering mortgage refinancing plan … and more 

August 25, 2011 05:24PM

1. Some neighborhoods could be hurricane evacuation zones
[WNYC]

2. Direct hit of category 4 hurricane could be $200 billion disaster
[FiveThirtyEight via Twitter]

3. Donald Trump gets shaken during earthquake
[TMZ]

5. Silverstein says WTC buildings can withstand earthquake
[NYDN]

6. Obama considering wide-ranging refinancing plan
[NYT]

7. Residents oppose skyscraper district in Downtown Brooklyn
[WSJ]

8. Warren Buffett invests $5 billion in BofA
[NYT]

9. West Side no longer wasteland
[Post]

10. Architectural firm doubles space at 265 West 37th Street [NYO]
11. Gowanus’ Stone Street Coffee opens in Chelsea
[Vanishing New York]

12. The history behind the crisis in MTA’s capital funding [WNYC]
13. Rescuing a Bay Ridge house from the 1840s
[NYT]

14. Walmart gives $50,000 to Brooklyn library literacy program
[Brooklyn Eagle]

15. Brooklyn luxury real estate at three-year high
[NYO]

16. Yankees player opens renovated Millbrook Community Center
[Yournabe]

17. Parking lot art in the Bronx
[NYO]

18. UWS dinosaur shop to close
[DNAinfo]

19. Greenwich residents disturbed by filming for ABC hidden camera TV show [Greenwich Time]