Brookfield will shutter Zuccotti Park for Christmas, EDC wants light show to bring nightlife to FiDi … and more

TRD New York /
Dec.December 13, 2011 08:30 AM
The Financial District

1. What NYC buyers in all price ranges “need” and “want” during their real estate search
[Business Insider]

2. City’s EDC requests proposals for FiDi light show to stimulate the neighborhood’s nightlife

3. As neighborhood improves, window guards begin to come down in the South Bronx

4. Joe Sitt’s plan for recent 520 Fifth Avenue purchase is smaller than previously reported
[Post, 4th item]

5. Aqueduct racino will open luxury gambling floor Friday

6. Brookfield will close Zuccotti Park on Christmas, OWS plans drum circle around it
[Business Insider]

7. Housing workers union takes out radio ads bashing Comptroller John Liu’s pension fund plan

8. Astoria’s independent Seaburn Bookstore set to close

9. Fried, Frank’s annual holiday party draws impressive crowd
[Post, 3rd item]

10. Parks Department to avoid community approval process and build promised skating rink in Bronx

11. Duggal Visual Solutions makes progress at new Brooklyn Navy Yards headquarters

12. Owner of Cypress Hill apartment building where cop was shot owes $27,000 in fines for housing violations

13. Stephen Starr opens Caffe Storico at the New York Historical Society

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