NY earns twice as much from gambling as Nevada, Related contributes to all mayor candidates — except Liu … and more

July 24, 2012 08:00AM

1. Goldman Sachs provides five reasons why home builder stocks are worth buying [WSJ]
2. Thanks to 68 percent tax tax rate, NY brings in twice as much from racinos as Las Vegas and Atlantic City do from casinos [Post]
3. Real estate investor Israel Weinberger has more than 3,000 DOB violations in 77 apartment buildings [NYDN]
4. Related Cos. exec spreads firm’s campaign contributions to four democratic mayoral candidates — but not John Liu [Post]
5. Roosevelt Island waives fee and invites food trucks — but reaction is mixed [NYT]
6. It’s official: foreclosed single-family homes are Wall Street’s “hottest investment” [CNN]
7. Counting down 10 big U.S. cities where buying a home is cheaper than renting [Forbes]
8. FDA warns against eating shellfish from Oyster Bay Harbor [NYT]
9. Prospect Park Lake is overrun by green gunk, killing wildlife and Boathouse [NYDN]
10. Hamptons’ Halsey Lane namesake family is accused of keeping indentured servant for $350 per month [Post]
11. Why apartment buyers are wise to commission inspections [NY1]
12. UES sanitation garage is turned into a makeshift art gallery [NYT]