Inside 10 new options for New York City renters, U.S. retail stores are on expansion binge … and more

June 07, 2012 08:00AM

1. A look at the 10 new rental developments rising throughout the city [Post]
2. Queens leaders believe Willets Point is dark horse candidate for Queens convention center [NYDN]
3. Donald Trump gets in mix-up with Miss Pennsylvania [Post]
4. NYU Langone and Continuum Health are on the verge of merging [NYT]
5. Madoff’s son finds renter for his $20,000 per month condo unit at East 74th Street [Post, 5th item]
6. More U.S. retailers will be spending money to expand and improve their real estate [Bloomberg News]
7. Forest Hills bar builds basketball court in its backyard [NYDN]
8. Elizabeth Hasselbeck’s $3.3M four-bedroom West 99th Street condo enters contract [Post, 3rd item]
9. In praise of the process to uncover the Saw Mill River in Yonkers [WSJ]
10. How a design team working out of a 50-square-foot Williamsburg warehouse became an overnight sensation [Post]
11. Bronx officials host informational event for some 2,000 distressed Bronx homeowners [NYDN]
12. High rent forces gallery out of 51 Cooper Square on the Bowery [Local EV]
13. City looks to further regulate halal street carts [Post]
14. Softball league urges city to upgrade field in Highland Park off Jamaica Avenue in Brooklyn [NYDN]
15. Willem Dafoe in contract to sell his beloved Accord, N.Y. home [Post, 4th item]