Worker seriously injured in construction site fall, Newark Mayor Corey Booker saves woman from house fire … and more

April 13, 2012 05:00PM

1. Worker seriously injured in John Street construction site fall [DNAinfo]
2. Newark Mayor Corey Booker suffers minor injuries while saving woman from house fire [WSJ]
3. More jobs added in Garment District over past five years, study says, but not in fashion [Crain’s]
4. Red Bull close to lease deal for 42,000-sf Chelsea space [NYO]
5. Bloomberg kills proposal for SI waste-to-energy plant [Crain’s]
6. Average loan size issued in past three months increased by $20,000 [AOL]
7. Infographic of Manhattan rental and sales median price trends [Naked Apartments]
8. Today is National Scrabble Day, celebrated on the birthday of the out-of-work architect who created the game in the 1930s in his Queens home [NYT]
9. If you can’t rent in Manhattan, buy [NYDN]
10. New billboard off to side of High Line asks passersby how they’re feeling [Gothamist]
11. What retail experts say Best Buy should do instead of shuttering 50 U.S. stores: improve store experience [Retail Traffic]
12. La Superior to launch taco truck in Manhattan in coming weeks [Grub Street]
13. Secrets of the Carlyle Hotel’s former residents [Hollywood Reporter]
14. Jenna Lyons of J.Crew talks about her current apartment in former American Express building [NY Mag]
15. More foreign demand for Long Island real estate [NYT]
16. launches service meant to help real estate professionals get organized [Geek Wire]
17. A 2007 tour of the Hotel Chelsea with its former landlord [Gothamist]
18. Plan to remake ailing downtown Orange, NJ can be seen in MoMA exhibit [NYT]