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

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Nov.November 18, 2011 08:28 AM

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

10. Bed-Stuy treehouse is an internet sensation

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

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

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