Tax dispute over Empire State Building IPO, Staten Island dump catches fire … and more

April 09, 2012 05:00PM

1. Dispute between small investors and Malkin family over taxes arising from Empire State Building IPO [WSJ]
2. Staten Island dump Fresh Kills catches fire [Gothamist]
3. McGraw-Hill puts 200,000 square feet of office space on sublease market [NYO]
4. Robert Shiller: Wall Street benefits society [Yahoo]
5. Gay porn, hip-hop music groups — careers of some folks before they were in real estate [NYT]
6. New restaurants and bars pop up in Washington Heights [DNAinfo]
7. Lawsuit filed over the placement of fence near East Hampton drug rehab center [Patch]
8. Renting famous A-List homes by the day or night in New York and California [NYDN]
10. New uses for libraries around New York City [WSJ]
11. Porter House rental hits market for $20,000 per month [Curbed]
12. Mortgage-backed securities move higher in stock market today during quiet session [Mortgage Reports]
13. Should gut feelings factor into a home hunt? [NY1]
14. Infographic on how height affects pricing [NY Mag]
15. W Union Square hotel rooms get new look [HotelChatter]
16. A Mars Bar tribute film [NearSay]
17. Marketing City Island to outside visitors beyond the Bronx and lower Westchester [Crain’s]