Morris Moinian buys Southampton estate to demolish home, Whole Foods CEO accidentally reveals Harlem expansion plans … and more

May 31, 2012 08:00AM

1. Speculation builds that the Clintons will move from Chappaqua [NYT]
2. Cuomo’s $2.5M NY tourism campaign replaces heart in classic logo [Post]
3. Whole Foods CEO accidentally drops hint that the grocer is seeking a Harlem location [DNAinfo]
4. EMI Group CEO Roger Faxon lists UES co-op for $9.25M [Post, 1st item]
5. LES’ Cake Shop, that launched several NYC rock bands, tries crowd-sourcing to offset landlord debts [NYT]
6. Drop in pending home sales is no reason to panic, analysts say [WSJ]
7. Morris Moinian buys $2.7M Southampton estate, plans to demolish existing house [Post, 4th item]
8. SL Green and Vornado’s 280 Park Avenue renovation forces out ultra-popular Haru restaurant [Crain’s]
9. City construction project brings rat infestation to Greenpoint [NYDN]
10. MLB Network CEO Tony Petitti grabs $3.5M Sagoponack home [Post, 5th item]
11. Expensive Blue Marble ice cream shop illustrates Prospect Heights’ gentrification [NYDN]
12. $11.2M buyers of Pen and Brush club townhouse, including developer David Amirian, plan single-family mansion with swimming pool [Post, 2nd item]
13. Astor Place newsstand operator suffers latest setback over license [Local EV]
14. How Walkmen frontman went from a Central Park West steal to a Clinton Hill condo [Post]
15. What to do if a break-up renders your purchased apartment unaffordable [NYDN]
16. DailyCandy founder Dana Levy sells Village apartment to hedge funder’s daughter for $4.3M [Post, 6th item]
17. Queens artist takes readers on tour of Long Island City [NYDN]