Rick’s Cabaret to open Times Square strip club, Hoboken tries to lure Silicon Alley firms … and more

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Aug.August 21, 2012 08:00 AM

1. Rick’s Cabaret buys Times Square space for $3M to open strip club [DNAinfo]
2. Young Woo strikes deal with 4-D movie theater company for Kingsbridge Armory proposal [NYDN]
3. Surprisingly, Hammacher Schlemmer will stay on East 57th Street and renovate the store [Post, 2nd item]
4. Hoboken tries to lure tech start-ups from New York City’s Silicon Alley [WSJ]
5. CCNY’s engineering school gets $1.44M in grants to launch Harlem business incubator [NYDN]
6. Meanwhile, Sen. Gillibrand proposes bigger tax breaks for start-ups from the Bronx [NYDN]
7. Kimchi Taco Truck opens Prospect Heights storefront [Brooklyn Paper]
8. Food truck awards honor Bay Ridge cart owner that fights back against protesting store owners [NYT]
9. Five-story building at 6 St. Marks Place hits the market for $14.5M [EVGrieve]
10. Mayor Bloomberg defends Tavern on the Green selection amid accusations of favoritism [Post]
11. Blog commenters infuriate developer of $2.5M Greenpoint home [NYT]
12. If you’re going to sign a blind lease, make sure to read up on the management company [NY1]
13. Jerry Seinfeld offers Jake Gyllenhaal a place to crash in his East Hampton home [NYDN]
14. Northeast dominates list of top-earning towns in the country, but no appearances from New York [CNN]
15. Judge boots Sunset Park super that brawled with elderly tenant [NYDN]

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