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

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

3. Donald Trump gets shaken during earthquake

5. Silverstein says WTC buildings can withstand earthquake

6. Obama considering wide-ranging refinancing plan

7. Residents oppose skyscraper district in Downtown Brooklyn

8. Warren Buffett invests $5 billion in BofA

9. West Side no longer wasteland

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

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

15. Brooklyn luxury real estate at three-year high

16. Yankees player opens renovated Millbrook Community Center

17. Parking lot art in the Bronx

18. UWS dinosaur shop to close

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