Crown and Centurion close on Soho Apple store, 1M-plus Giants fans will crowd Lower Manhattan today … and more

Feb.February 07, 2012 08:00 AM

1. Crown, Centurion close on $70.85M purchase of Soho Apple store, which comes with small Queens parcel [Post, 3rd item]
2. 1M fans expected for Giants Super Bowl parade through Lower Manhattan [NYDN]
3. $100M mortgage fraudster Aaron Hand gets additional eight to 16 years for plotting hit on key witness [Fox News]
4. Global office vacancy rate falls to two-year low of 13.6 percent [Bloomberg]
5. Not so fast! At least six state AGs are holding out on $25B mortgage settlement [Post]
6. Six-block long Columbia Heights is Brooklyn’s millionaire row [NYDN]
7. Inside the busy life and glamorous apartments of the Novogratzes, who apartment-flipped their way to a second reality show [Business Insider]
8. Horse betting is up 7 percent at Aqueduct thanks to the racino [Post]
9. Is Columbia’s $6.3B, Manhattanville expansion worth the time, cost and angering neighbors? [Capital NY]
10. DEP installs odor-curbing station in Jamaica Bay [Voice]
11. Inside the 2,400-square-foot loft at 79 Laight Street asking $3.6M [WSJ]
12. Judge OKs Port Authority toll increases, even though they won’t fund WTC as promised [Post]
13. Florida-based foreclosure service firm DocX indicted on charges of forgery [NYT]
14. National bill could strip $1B in MTA funding, force fare hike [Post]

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