The Real Deal New York

Empire State Building shooting victim is identified, a look at the agencies that make Bloomberg most pro-development mayor in NYC history … and more

August 24, 2012 05:00PM

1. Tony Malkin extends concern for injured, says Empire State Building will continue to stay open today [NYO]
2. Meanwhile, Steven Ercolino, 41, was identified as the man shot and killed outside the Empire State Building this morning [DNAinfo]
3. Chelsea Market opponents slam legitimacy of poll that found broad support for expansion [NYO]
4. The latest hot Williamsburg rental, 65 North Sixth Street, is set to be leased up in a week [NYDN]
5. Jay-Z’s 40/40 Club has dropped $1.5M lawsuit against former chef [Gothamist]
6. Detroit and Flint, Mich. beat New Orleans for most blighted cities in America [AOL]
7. How various city agencies have helped the Bloomberg administration become the most pro-development government in NYC history [Arch Paper]
8. Check out this other rendering of the Bronx ice-sports center [Curbed]
9. Editorial: Obama was way too slow to address the housing market, but, unlike Romney, he now has the right idea [NYT]
10. Staff at Chicago’s Alinea and NYC’s Eleven Madison Park will trade places for a day [Gothamist]
11. Take a look at this $50M yacht that has a helipad [Business Insider]