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NFL to launch pop-up draft store, determining whether smoking bans enhance NYC property values … and more

March 28, 2012 05:00PM

1. NFL to launch pop-up draft store across street from Bryant Park [Twitter]
2. Jonathan Miller asks whether smoking bans enhance NYC property values [Matrix]
3. Fire breaks out in LES high-rise [MSNBC]
4. According to DNAinfo, six people were injured in fire [DNAinfo]
5. NYC council set to pass bill that would give workers $20/hr wages in buildings receiving more than $1M in subsidies [CNBC]
6. Brooklyn Nets coach gets his first tour of Barclays Center [NY1]
7. City Planning Commission approves measure to make green building construction easier with unanimous vote [Crain’s]
8. Design meeting for Tudor City public plaza gets heated [DNAinfo]
9. Investment management firm to move to 60,000-square-foot Space On Sixth Avenue [NYO]
10. Bravo’s “Property Envy” TV show about open house crashers in development [Curbed]
11. Renderings for Williamsburg outdoor music venue now available [Gothamist]
12. “It’s far too early to declare victory:” Bernanke on economic recovery [WSJ]
13. 66 Leonard Street trades for approximately $6.5M [NYO]
14. Former Pfizer factory space now houses Brooklyn food start-ups [NYT]
15. New report shows U.S. home prices have risen in past three months [DSNews]
16. Despite new Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller data, housing experts say they’re optimistic [Washington Post]
17. Diana Olick asks if refis have run out [CNBC]
18. Garment District residents get community board’s support to change hours for commercial parking [DNAinfo]
19. East Village sees food fight between South Brooklyn Pizza and ITS landlord [Vanishing New York]
20. 30-minute interview with Hal Fetner [NYT]