Police raid a Chinatown gambling den, Blackstone buys Motel 6 chain … and more

TRD New York /
May.May 22, 2012 08:00 AM

1. A day in the life of a 1 WTC crane operator [NYT]
2. Police raid gambling den at 35 East Broadway in Chinatown [Post]
3. Blackstone Group acquires 1,100-property Motel 6 chain for $1.9B [NYT]
4. At 2,080-feet, world’s tallest tower opens in Tokyo [Bloomberg]
5. Inexpensive, nearby alternatives to summer rentals in the Hamptons [NYDN]
6. Barclays Center will today release a traffic and parking plan [DNAinfo]
7. LIRR’s Grand Central expansion already nearly $1B over budget and delayed by four years [Post]
8. Man who impersonated dead mother to score social security, Brooklyn brownstone, gets up to 41 years in jail [NYDN]
9. Feds cite Brooklyn-based contractor SP&K Construction in fatal Brighton Beach building collapse [NYT]
10. 3D printing company‘s manufacturing plant to open in LIC [NYDN]
11. Endangered East 21st Street Yiddish bookstore finds new home in LIC [NYT]
12. Judge tells shuttered Soundview hospital to sue Pedro Espada [Post]
13. Woman who lived on East 84th Street for 100 years dies [NYT]


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