Cuomo says NY should become Silicon Valley of yogurt, Ratner explains why Jay-Z is one of his best business partners … and more

Aug.August 16, 2012 08:00 AM

1. Already home to 29 yogurt plants, New York should work to become the Silicon Valley of the yogurt industry, Gov. Guomo says [Bloomberg]
2. Watch Bruce Ratner explain what makes Jay-Z a great business partner at the Barclays Center [WSJ]
3. After gaining control of Chelsea apartment, Kate Winslet puts it on the rental market for $30,000 [NYDN]
4. British TV host complains about paying fee to broker he never met on $25,000 per month West Village rental [Post, 5th item]
5. Soccer enthusiasts that regularly flock to Flushing Meadow Park can’t wait for Queens MLS stadium [NYT]
6. Illegally divided apartments are still widespread in the city [NYDN]
7. Another report that Ichiro is, in fact, renting in the Laurel [Post, 1st item]
8. Sarah Jessica Parker is hunting for another, “more discreet,” New York City apartment [Daily Mail]
9. Czech artist sells canned air from New York City to cure homesickness [BuzzFeed]
10. Bronx NYCHA tenants sue agency for rat infestation [NYDN]
11. co-founder sells West 13th Street condo for $2.05M [Post, 2nd item]
12. The ultimate luxury: Outdoor showers in Manhattan [NYT]
13. Bronx man who scammed 50 people posing as broker will get sentenced today [NYDN]
14. Because the housing market is improving, investors should take on riskier mortgages for higher yields [CNBC]
15. Greenpoint bar owner sues cops for wrongfully shutting his bar and draining its booze [Post]
16. Two Bushwick apartment buildings evacuated because of damage from nearby construction [NYDN]
17. Rental apartments in NYC that offer all the benefits of ownership [amNY]
18. Sotheby’s will auction off valuables from Brooke Astor’s Park Avenue duplex for charity next month [NYT]

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