Gourmet food trucks sell goods from top floors of Starrett-Lehigh, acquitted crane boss James Lomma “taunts” victim representatives … and more

April 30, 2012 08:00AM

1. After acquittal, Lomma “gloated” by showing off pictures of his cranes at recent government projects [Post]
2. 1 WTC will surpass the Empire State Building in height today [NYDN]
3. Gourmet food trucks operate on top floors of Starrett-Lehigh building [NYT]
4. Mickey Mantle’s restaurant on Central Park South is behind on rent, faces closure [CBS New York]
5. CEO of Annaly REIT brings in $35M, more than double average pay for top banks’ CEOs [Bloomberg]
6. Lend Lease avoids further trouble from Manhattan DA thanks to flaw in Deutsche Bank building fire settlement [Post]
7. LES music venue Cake Shop seeks loan to stay in business [Brooklyn Vegan]
8. Yorkville woman has lived on same block of East 84th Street for 100 years [NYT]
9. Seedy massage parlor near Horace Mann and Manhattan College draws ire from Bronx residents [Post]
10. Beloved Village bar Chumley’s could reopen later this year after five years of construction [NYT]
11. NY Aquarium will break ground July on $150M Coney Island expansion [Crain’s]
12. State Sen. Tony Avella pushes bill to require English on all storefront signs [Post]
13. Greenpoint development will displace feral cat colony [DNAinfo]
14. NY state pre-foreclosure filings skyrocket, signaling foreclosure backlog could be busting [Post]
15. Williamsburg loft tenants continue to fight to keep converted artist spaces [Crain’s]