“Law & Order” star buys Shaoul penthouse, Avenue B’s storefronts are in flux … and more

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Aug.August 02, 2012 08:00 AM

1. MetLife Stadium becomes world’s largest synagogue for Talmud reading [AP via NYDN]
2. “Law & Order”‘s Mariska Hargitay buys $10.7M UWS townhouse from Ben Shaoul [Post, 1st item]
3. A look at the massive turnover of storefronts along Avenue B [EV Grieve]
4. Photos of the Second Avenue Subway tunneling [NYT]
5. DSA Management adds same-sex spouse to tenant’s Uptown lease to avoid legal action [NYDN]
6. The new Revel hotel is returning the “hip” factor to Atlantic City [Post]
7. $100M CitySpire penthouse listing defies market, but still less pricey per foot than 15 CPW sale [NYMag]
8. Conversations with the owners of apartments on eye level with the High Line [NYT]
9. Former 965 Fifth Avenue apartment of Ramones manager, real estate broker and murder victim Linda Stein hits market as part of $17.9M listing [Post, 5th item]
10. Warren Buffett’s confidence in housing is proving profitable for his hedge fund [Bloomberg]
11. Why a Queens Assembly member claims the new $1 MetroCard surcharge is unfair to northeast Queens residents [NYDN]
12. It would not be easy for President Obama to fire FHFA director Ed DeMarco [WSJ]
13. NYCHA tenants slam agency board over lack of action at public hearing [NYDN]
14. Bay Ridge street collapses, nearly swallowing two cars [Post]
15. 10 months after hitting the market, John Legend’s Bowery condo enters contract [EV Grieve]
16. Child-friendly Park Slope beer garden doesn’t appeal to local drinkers [NYT]
17. How to approach a brownstone landlord whose children are making too much noise [NYDN]
18. Big banks depend upon three myths to defend their size [NYT]
19. Inside the Noho duplex of Kyle White, celebrity colorist at the famed Oscar Blandi Salon [Post]

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