Village commercial vacancy rate exceeds city average, FTC says Wyndham didn’t secure customers’ credit card data … and more

June 26, 2012 05:00PM

1. FTC charges Wyndham with allowing breaches of corporate data files, freeing thousands of customers credit card data [NYT]
2. 18 Queens Library locations that were slated to close get spared following budget agreement [DNAinfo]
3. The Donald talks tax policy with Steve Schwarzman on CNBC” [CNBC]
4. Study shows Greenwich Village commercial vacancy rate is 7.7 percent, higher than city average of 2 percent [Villagers for a Sustainable Neighborhood press release]
5.  Casino Groups scour city for good locations as gambling legalization nears [NYO]
6. Littered syringes found along stretch of Rockaway Beach [NBC New York]
7. 4 WTC construction worker impaled on metal rod in fall [DNAinfo]
8. LPC voted today to to approve first phase of Riverside-West End historic district from 79th to 87th streets [West Side Rag]
9. At the same time, LPC officially designates stretch of Crown Heights’ Park Place as a historic district [Brownstoner]
10. Britney Spears tweets “NOOOO!” when she learns her future in-laws have listed their LI home for $2.5M [Perez Hilton]
11. Has your contractor disappeared from the job? Here’s what you should do [NYDN]
12. New renderings released for LES arts collective ABC No Rio [Curbed]
13. Former Artichoke Pizza employees work on opening similar eatery in Hoboken, but Artichoke owner says it’s too similar [Eater]
14. Will renting out your beach-front property really help you make money? [Business Insider]