Artie Lange builds Hudson Square studio, just $400 in tax debts can cause Americans to lose homes … and more

July 10, 2012 08:00AM

1. New Jersey’s tent city population has grown 20 percent since February [Post]
2. Comics Artie Lange and Nick DiPaolo build out broadcast studio at 185 Varick Street [NYO]
3. Can Bloomberg’s “micro” units, about the size of some walk-in closets, be made livable? [Post]
4. Ex-cons can get used to them; the “micro” units are about six times the size of Rikers Island jail cells [NYDN]
5. Tax debts of just $400 cause some homeowners to lose their property [AP]
6. A boarded up East 13th Street building, once a notorious crack house, will become the Bea Arthur Residence [EV Grieve]
7. Flatbush Gardens tenants sue David Bistricer’s Renaissance Equity over poor building conditions [NYDN]
8. DiamondRock buys four U.S. hotels from Blackstone for $495M [Bloomberg]
9. U.S. airports grapple with unused space as flight traffic consolidates [NYT]
10.Proposed seizure of underwater mortgages in two California counties puts $7B in returns at risk [WSJ]
11. Only 32.3% of CMBS loans reaching their balloon date in June paid off [GlobeSt]
12. DEP moves slowly on sewage installation for frequently flooded Hollis, Queens block [NYDN]
13. Soho club that hosted Drake-Chris Brown brawl gets its liquor license back [Post]
14. Madison Square Park Conservancy announces new curator, Adam Glick [Capital NY]