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Staff stage sit-in protest at Peninsula Hospital, latest Moody’s forecast worsens … and more

March 27, 2012 05:00PM

1. One day after Peninsula Hospital announces closing, staff members stage sit-in protest [NY1]
2. Agreement reached to finance remaining three years of MTA capital plan, including Second Avenue Subway and 7 line extension [NYT]
3. Updated Moody’s forecast worsens as housing prices come in below forecasts [Bloomberg]
4. Bronx boxing gym makes comback after closing [NY1]
5. Residential conversion sought in expansion of Great Jones Lumber Building [Local East Village]
6. Members of carpenters union reject changes to work rules [Crain’s]
7. Designs for AIDS Memorial Park, to be located in St. Vincent’s Triangle, go on display in new exhibit [DNAinfo]
8. Bradford affordable housing development in Brooklyn gets $10.5M donation [Brooklyn Eagle via Bed-Stuy Patch]
9. The story behind today’s Mies van der Rohe “Google Doodle[Mies van der Rohe Society]
10. Five-story walk-up residential building 1162 Second Avenue sells for $15.4M [Crain’s]
11. Three firms compete for 620 Sixth Avenue office lease [Crain’s]
12. Seven-block stretch of Midtown atria could be connected by this summer [DNAinfo]