How the Freedom Tower was made safe for Conde Nast, Stocks slide on housing reports … and more

August 30, 2011 05:14PM

1. How the Freedom Tower was made safe for Conde Nast

2. Motion graphic video shows progress at WTC site

3. Stocks slide on housing report
[UPI via iStockanalyst]

4. Refinancing mortgages won’t help housing market

5. Homeowners sue to block BofA settlement

6. VaynerMedia takes Park Avenue space

7. Burning down a model of NYC in Nevada

8. Danny Meyer to run restaurants in new Whitney
[Grub Street via Eater]

9. The Bean opening all over East Village
[EV Grieve]

10. Aldon James to move out of National Arts Club

11. Japanese noodle chain succeeding Rene Pujol in Theater District

12. Hurricane Irene fells longstanding East Village tree

13. In addition, Irene damaged 209 Mulberry Street facade
[Bowerie Boogie]

14. All about hurricane insurance and falling trees

15. UWS church is also theater stage [NYT]
16. Uproar over discount jewelry store in landmarked restaurant in Downtown Brooklyn [Post]
17. Bay Ridge building infested with bed bugs for six years

18. MTA agrees to remove granite barricades at Atlantic Terminal
[Brooklyn Paper]