John Travolta apparently welcome at Peninsula Hotel, Feds conceal criminal past of swindling Trump Tower exec … and more

July 02, 2012 05:00PM

1. John Travolta works out at Peninsula Hotel despite having allegedly been banished for “creepiness” [NYDN]
2. Work on Trayvon Martin memorial in East New York slated to begin next month [NYDN]
3. Waldorf Astoria asks guests to return stolen goods as part of marketing campaign [Hotel Chatter]
4. City Island to get $149.5M bridge the community doesn’t want [Bronx Times]
5. July 3rd is the final day to lodge complaints about Barclays Center traffic [Patch]
6. Did everyone move apartments last weekend? [EVGrieve]
7. ‘Real Housewife’ and real estate magnate husband Harry Dubin quarrel publicly in the Hamptons [NYP]
8. Tenants defend Bay Ridge hotel neighbors call a “hotbed of crime” [Brooklyn Daily]
9. Federal government concealed criminal past of Bayrock Group exec and Trump Tower Fort Lauderdale promoter [Miami Herald]
10. Inside the UES’ Waterfall Mansion, currently an impromptu art gallery [Curbed]
11. Stoop plants susceptible to theivery [NYT]
12. Four Freedoms Park gets banner of FDR’s face to stand in for forthcoming statue [Curbed]
13. Mortgage Bankers Association head Stevens changes tune, will stay in job [WSJ]