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McDonald’s to roll out new concept on 125th Street, NYU Poly to build wireless research center in Brooklyn … and more

August 08, 2012 08:00AM

1. McDonald’s will roll out its Starbucks-like design concept at forthcoming 125th Street store [Post, 3rd item]
2. NYU Poly will open a 23,000-square-foot center for wireless technology research center in downtown Brooklyn [WSJ]
3. DOB rejects application for 12-story hotel in Fresh Meadows, Queens [NYDN]
4. What one Manhattan home-hunter learned after seeing 150 units [Business Insider]
5. A roundup of 17 East Village construction projects bringing 534 new units to neighborhood [EV Grieve]
6. Major sports leagues sue N.J. to block sports betting at racinos and Atlantic City casinos [Post]
7. Dancer claims Italian director’s suit that she dumped him to steal a UWS condo is bogus [NYDN]
8. Boston Properties confirms a 260,000-square-foot lease is near completion on West 55th Street; previous reports indicate tenant is Kaye Scholer [Crain’s]
9. JPMorgan Chase builds private client entrance at One Grand Central Place [Post, 4th item]
10. Kimco pays $39.7M for Wilton Campus Shops in Fairfield County [BusinessWire]
11. Winchester, Conn.’s African-American population is listed at zero; town is sued for allegedly keeping out blacks [NYDN]
12. Recession-era college graduates’ changing spending habits extend beyond renting rather than buying [Bloomberg]
13. Procida Funding President Billy Procida tells why Trump thought he was a stalker until he appeared in New York Magazine [NYT]
14. City officials push for wider Brooklyn Bridge pedestrian/bike path [Post]
15. Brooklyn Botanical Gardens names Lincoln Road, between Bedford and Rogers avenues, the borough’s greenest block [NYDN]
16. Social media firm Likable expands to entire seventh floor of 240 West 37th Street [Post, 2nd item]
17. Harlem’s Mobay Uptown Restaurant files for bankruptcy [Crain’s]