Tom Colicchio to open first hotel in Bridgehampton, Malcolm Gladwell buys a second West Village home … and more

July 09, 2012 05:00PM

1. Celeb chef Tom Colicchio will open his first hotel this summer in Bridgehampton [Crain’s]
2. After a rough-and-tumble five years, home prices are rising again [Bloomberg]
3. Meanwhile, NAHB index shows more housing markets are improving in the U.S. [WSJ]
4. Following last week’s brownstone collapse 241 Carroll Street gets dismantled piece by piece [NYT]
5. Dannon — of yogurt fame — opened its first eatery today on Park Avenue [Crain’s]
6. Block association in Brooklyn aims to halt demolition of the Church of the Redeemer near Barclays Center [Brownstoner]
7. Malcolm Gladwell buys second co-op in West Village building for $999,000 [NYO]
8. Ludlow Street timeshare backyard opens for another summer at twice the hourly cost for weekend reservations [Curbed]
9. Adjusted for the cost of living, Houston tops list of cities with highest income [Forbes]
10. 8,406-sf retail space at future LES Hotel Indigo now up for grabs for roughly $88,000 per month [Bowery Boogie]
11. Meanwhile, here’s the latest NY-area hotel updates [Hotel Chatter]
12. Originally listed for $22M, an island off San Francisco can now be had for less than $5M [NYDN]
13. The Murano in LIC housed “Food Network Star” Season 8 finalists during the two-month shoot [Modern Spaces press release]
14. Indian nationals are the biggest real estate purchasers in UAE [Yahoo]
15. Take a photographic tour of the Garment District’s remaining fabric stores [Capital New York]
16. City Connections team finishes first place in New York City Triathlon [City Connections blog]
17. Is this the most narrow store in New York City? [ScoutingNY]