Site of accidental Weatherman bombing hits market, bankers’ favorite steakhouse will close … and more

May 17, 2012 05:00PM

1. Ben Benson’s Steak House to shutter in mid-June [WSJ]
2. Development on Pier 40, other topics to be discussed at Hudson River Park Trust public meeting this month [The Villager]
3. 65 Fifth Avenue building zig-zags its way to topping out [Curbed]
4. Americans increasingly return to homeownership shortly after defaulting on previous loans [Reuters via MSNBC]
5. Architecture Billings Index falls to 48.4 in April [Architect’s Newspaper]
6. Gay Queens tenant alleges building super harasses him through slurs and spitting [QChron]
7. West Village townhouse site of accidental Weathermen bombing hits market for $11M [Curbed]
8. Hasidic art gallery opens in Crown Heights, the first of its kind in the neighborhood [DNAinfo]
9. Hospital executives oppose state-recommended merger and shutdowns of Brooklyn hospitals [NYDN]
10. Realty Collective to open third office this month in Red Hook, will share space with gallery [REW]
11. Beer hall to open in Bronx’s Arthur Avenue Retail Market [DNAinfo]