Amazon expands Midtown lease, did Sheen get banned from the Ritz-Carlton? … and more

June 27, 2012 08:00AM

1. Amazon adds 27,407 feet at SL Green’s 1350 Sixth Avenue, bringing total to more than 92,000 feet [Post, 3rd item]
2. Tara Stacom is in talks with about six tenants for 1 WTC, wants diverse mix [NYT]
3. Ben Shaoul files to add three stories to Second Avenue building [EVGrieve]
4. Romney denies Trump’s claim that he’s holding $50,000 a head fundraiser for the presidential candidate [NYMag]
5. Three city agencies re-up for 207,812 square feet at Jack Resnick’s 75 Park Place [Post, 2nd item]
6. King & Grove adds saltwater pool to Williamsburg hotel, opens it to non-guests [NYDN]
7. Beatnik books and sunglasses offered in Standard East Village’s new “curated kiosk” [Local EV]
8. Earlier reports said Charlie Sheen trashed Ritz-Carlton hotel in NYC, gets banned from chain for life, but both the hotel and Sheen’s camp deny the allegations [Post] and [NYDN]
9. The foreclosure crisis is increasingly affecting wealthy homeowners [NPR]
10. A compilation of stories from U.S. real estate agents debuts as a free ebook [Trulia]
11. San Francisco homeowners pay $4.2M to demolish nearby home blocking views [MSNBC]
12. DOT enlists Knicks’ Baron Davis to urge New York pedestrians, cyclists and drivers to pay attention [Deadspin]
13. Connecticut pol Ned Lamont nabs $4.6M West 57th Street apartment [NYO]
14. City beaches are among the dirtiest in the nation [NYDN]
15. Judge reinstates lawsuit filed by Plaza penthouse buyer disappointed with $31M apartment [Post]
16. You can buy a Manhattan apartment for less than $2,000 [Curbed]
17. New service launched by PR exec and backed by Stephen Siegel will keep you constantly updated on real estate news [Post, 6th item]
18. A guide to Jackson Heights, one of the most diverse neighborhoods in the country [NYDN]
19. Barclays Centers to require fans to walk through metal detectors [Post]
20. Myth spreads that Central Park fountain was site of ‘Friends’ intro scene [DNAinfo]
21. Winick markets 1018 Sixth Avenue retail space [GlobeSt.com]
22. City can cut off rent subsidies for “Advantage New York” program whenever it pleases [Post]
23. New off-Broadway play brings theatrical perspective to Bronx development deals [NYDN]
24. Inside Barbara Fox’s East 79th Street penthouse [NYT]