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
[NYMag]

2. Motion graphic video shows progress at WTC site
[NYT]

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

4. Refinancing mortgages won’t help housing market
[Bloomberg]

5. Homeowners sue to block BofA settlement
[NYT]

6. VaynerMedia takes Park Avenue space
[Crain’s]

7. Burning down a model of NYC in Nevada
[NYT]

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
[DNAinfo]

11. Japanese noodle chain succeeding Rene Pujol in Theater District
[Crain’s]

12. Hurricane Irene fells longstanding East Village tree
[NYT]

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

14. All about hurricane insurance and falling trees
[NYT]

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
[NYDN]

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