Lloyd Blankfein’s potential successor is buyer of $27M Stanhope penthouse, will “local soviets” shut down Kingsbridge Armory plans? … and more

August 27, 2012 05:00PM

1. The man rumored to be Lloyd Blankfein’s future successor is buyer of $27M Stanhope penthouse [Post]
2. Parks Department fails to meet obligation to disclose contribution disparities in city green space [NYT]
3. Bloomberg donates $6M to reduce impact of gas production through fracking [Mike Bloomberg]
4. Fractured Atlas launches NYC Performing Arts Spaces, allowing artists to find and rent performance and rehearsal space [Crain’s]
5. Attorney-to-the-stars Mark Geragos to put a restaurant on ground floor of 256 Fifth Avenue [Post, 1st item]
6. In New York City, there’s often a business being run in the apartment next door [NYT]
7. How a construction worker helped cops track down the Empire State Building shooter [NYDN]
8. Brooklyn Bridge Park cycling and strolling path safety measures prove unpopular [Post]
9. Photos of Greenpoint’s Transmitter Park, which opened this weekend [Curbed]
10. 1,030-sf Pinkberry coming to 117 Front Street in Dumbo this fall [Post, 2nd item]
11. Will “local soviets” shut down plans for Kingsbridge Armory? [Post]
12. The pros and cons of three sites that help you decide where to live [WSJ]
13. Check out these artists’ sketches of floor plans from popular television series [BuzzFeed]