Maintenance workers threaten to upend Belmont Stakes, Newmark markets portfolio of 11 net-leased Citibanks … and more

June 05, 2012 08:00AM

1. Belmont Stakes maintenance workers threaten to strike, jeopardizing this weekend’s big race [NYDN]
2. Newmark Grubb Knight Frank markets 11 free-standing Citibank locations in metro-area [Post, 2nd item]
3. Columbia’s new campus gets LEED Platinum certification [NYO]
4. Mormon church, which has sought zoning variances throughout the country, meets with BSA to get approval for one in Flushing [NYDN]
5. City launches online lottery system for affordable housing, expects application volume to increase [NYT]
6. Star Jones sells her UES apartment for a $500,000 profit while ex-husband Al Reynolds rents a room in “The View” co-host Sherri Shepherd’s UWS townhouse [Post]
7. Bronx tenants ordered to vacate building after Goldfarb Properties removes fire escapes [NY1]
8. Museum of City of New York to display eight futuristic designs for re-developed East River Esplanade [NYDN]
9. LeFrak unveils its first multi-family Queens building in 38 years [GlobeSt]
10. Out of eight indexes, only the FHFA found U.S. home prices to be rising [WSJ]
11. A guide to enjoying Coney Island this summer [NYDN]