Sternlicht eyes distressed European properties, city’s jobless rate increases … and more

November 18, 2011 08:28AM

1. Starwood’s Sternlicht says firm will capitalize on European commercial real estate fire sales that result from debt crisis
[WSJ]

2. City jobless rates inches up, nearly identical to national average
[NYT]

3. Cable exec donates $30M towards Columbia’s Renzo Piano-designed arts center on West 125th Street
[WSJ]

4. Turrets become popular on L.I. houses, increase home values
[NYT]

5. Tenants have some liability, too, when water leaks damage an apartment
[NY1]

6. Queens company “Bad Ass Organic” opens LIC space for small food business startups
[NYDN]

7. Teddy Roosevelt’s birthplace in Flatiron set to re-open to public on Tuesday
[DNAinfo]

8. Construction worker dies as LIRR tunnel caves under Park Avenue
[NYDN]

9. When inheriting a home that still has a mortgage, the decision to keep it can be a difficult one
[NYT]

10. Bed-Stuy treehouse is an internet sensation
[NYDN]

11. The history of the just revamped New York Historical Society
[NYT]

12. City breaks ground on new plaza for Highbridge Park in Washington Heights
[DNAinfo]