Is Justin Timberlake selling at the Soho Mews? Statistics show Brooklyn’s startling wealth gap … and more

August 23, 2012 08:00AM

1. Is Justin Timberlake listing his Soho Mews penthouse for $7.65M? [Real Estalker]
2. A startling list of statistics shows disparity between rich and poor in Brooklyn [NYDN]
3. TLC replaces word “taxi” with large T on side of cabs that resembles Boston’s transit logo [NY Mag]
4. A five-story West End Ave townhouse owned by a Broadway producer may hit the market soon for $7.5M [WSJ]
5. Grand Concourse will be spruced up with artsy arches for overpasses [DNAinfo]
6. Goldman Sachs’ head of financing sells 1148 Fifth Ave. co-op for $5.6M [Bloomberg]
7. How novelist Adriana Trigiani landed a 1996 price when she bought her WV townhouse in 2002 [Post]
8. State Sen. Malcolm Smith holds conference to demand apology from Lil’ Wayne for saying he doesn’t like New York [NYT]
9. Oppononets of Far Rockaway hotel wish city had bought the land when it had chance [NYDN]
10. Legendary Midtown pub Blarney Rock plans rooftop expansion [DNAinfo]
11. Cops raid Corona home where man stored 3 million bees [Post]
12. Think it’s easy to clean gum off NYC sidewalks[NYT]
13. Obama hits Lincoln Center to play hoops and raise campaign funds [NYDN]
14. An Upper West Side co-op brings the beach to the concrete jungle [NYT]
15. Is there a correlation between a nation’s rental rates and its Olympic success? [NYO]
16. Work is finally prepared to begin on the Westmont, N.J. train station [GlobeSt]
17. Silicon Valley’s “Hacker Dojo” doesn’t meet building codes, but neither officials nor the firms that launched inside of it want the structure changed [NYT]
18. Check out these stunning photos of the world’s deepest swimming pool [BuzzFeed]
19. At 344B euros, Eiffel Tower is Europe’s most valuable monument; worth six times more than Rome’s Colosseum [Daily Mail]
20. Google brings Street View to Canadian town that doesn’t have cars [NYT]