Alexander Wang runs a sweatshop in Chinatown? Queens’ most expensive block … and more

March 06, 2012 08:00AM

1. Workers charge Alexander Wang with running a sweatshop at 386 Broadway [Post]
2. A year after Macerich’s takeover, Atlas Park Mall in Queens continues to struggle, loses another tenant [NYDN]
3. As annoying as Shabbos elevators are for the non-observant, it’s often even more difficult for practicing Jews to find buildings with them [NYT]
4. Cuomo’s convention center plan understates risk and cost to city’s convention industry [Crain’s]
5. Rockaway Beach Blvd in Belle Harbor is Queens’ most expensive block [NYDN]
6. Audit finds DOT holds millions of dollars in unused property that could otherwise generate much-needed revenue [AP via WSJ]
7. Community Board 7 will vote on UWS retail rezoning tonight [Crain’s]
8. Opponents argue the bill harms the very businesses it sets out to support [NREI Online]
9. Port Authority unwittingly shells out huge bonuses to unionized longshoremen working on city docks [Post]
10. Savills CEO says U.S. property investors’ flight towards both quality and distressed assets is typical of turbulent economic climates [GlobeSt]
11. South Slope residents learn if their home is slated to be included in a landmarked historic district [Brooklyn Paper]
12. UGG to open 800-square-foot men’s store adjacent to 600 Madison Avenue flagship [WSJ]
13. MTA wants to install 47-inch interactive tablets throughout 486-station subway system [NYDN]