Smartphone app gives bathroom access in strangers’ homes, more and more foreign-owned restaurants … and more

September 08, 2011 05:26PM

1. Smartphone app gives bathroom access in strangers’ homes
[NYDN]

2. More and more foreign-owned restaurants
[NYT]

3. Hovnanian minimizes loss
[WSJ]

4. Freddie Mac not planning discount sales
[American Banker]

5. Hartz purchases stake in Roseland
[REW]

6. Looking back at development of 9/11 memorial
[Architect’s Paper]

7. A detailed look at the engineering of WTC
[PBS]

8. Jonathan Miller looks at Manhattan’s housing market after 9/11 and Lehman
[WSJ]

9. Alison 18 restaurant opening up near Union Square in November
[NYT]

10. Midtown fighting for business with downtown [amNY]
11. No changes to waterfront development due to flooding, Bloomberg says
[NYO]

12. Why a doorman is necessary
[NYT]

13. DSK overpaid for his Tribeca apartment
[NYO]

14. Experiencing the Apthorp
[WSJ]

15. Axor opens first Manhattan showroom
[NYT]

16. 525 Clinton Avenue in Clinton Hill getting foreclosure auction
[Brownstoner]

17. Clash in Sunnyside between immigrant groups and liberal
newcomers over gay marriage
[NYT]

18. Ratings agency downgrades MTA, cites capital needs
[WNYC]

19. Parkway residents in Jamaica protest fees
[Queen’s Chronicle]

20. Tour of Greenpoint’s “kooky” discount district
[Brokelyn]

21. Prudential Douglas Elliman continues to expand in Westchester [Crain’s]
22. Restored Hamilton Grange having grand opening Sept. 17
[Curbed]

23. “El Bloombito” creator on Twitter looking to move
[Brickunderground]

24. Voters to approve Amagansett fire district purchase of former Pacific
East property in Hamptons [Patch]