Developers seek approval for 25-story Chrystie Street project, the suspicious story behind a $7M Chelsea townhouse sale … and more

May 30, 2012 05:00PM

1. Manhattan CB3 to meet next week to discuss proposed 25-story, 195,000-sf project at 215 Chrystie Street [Bowery Boogie]
2. Was a Chelsea townhouse that’s now on market for $7M vacated for wise investment or out of a swindle scheme? [NYO]
3. Brooklyn food start-ups avoid high rents by sharing spaces [DNAinfo]
4. Forget golden arches — this LI McDonald’s is located inside a historic Georgian mansion [Gothamist]
5. Christopher Columbus statue in Columbus Circle to get its own living room [DNAinfo]
6. Looks like Two Trees’ Dock Street mixed development is on schedule [Brownstoner]
7. Amid push to expand Harlem’s historic district, Mount Morris Park house tour becomes more important [DNAinfo]
8. Brooklyn Swirl, kosher fro-yo servery, coming to Bed-Stuy next month [Brownstoner]
9. What the color of a home’s front door can say about its owners [Business Insider]
10. UES wants to know: how many Dunkin’ Donuts signs are too many Dunkin’ Donuts signs? [A Fine Blog]