City’s growing business districts to get better broadband, drug and prostitution arrests in Clinton Hill’s “red light district” … and more

New York /
Aug.August 28, 2012 08:00 AM

1. Time Warner Cable is expanding broadband to satisfy growing business districts in Lower Manhattan, Flatiron and parts of Brooklyn [WSJ]
2. Empire State Building shooter’s mother is grieving, too [NYT]
3. Clinton Hill playground is “red light district,” with drugs and 18 arrests of alleged hookers in past two months [NYDN]
4. MTA wants feds to compensate it $65M for Hurricane Irene-related damages, including $14M for shutting down service [Post]
5. Citi settles mortgage misrepresentation suit for $24.9M [Reuters]
6. Controversial Windsor Terrace Walgreens will partner with grocer to appease opponents [Brooklyn Paper]
7. Suffolk County’s development plans are being stymied by a sewer shortage [WSJ]
8. Just one Parks Enforcement Patrol officer was available for all Queens parks this summer [NYDN]
9. Muhammad Ali’s childhood home in Louisville is on the market for $50,000 [AP]
10. How a widely misunderstood state law influenced two important city rulings this month [NYT]
11. Latest NYCHA trouble: Brooklyn judge demands it pay $37,000 for shoddy Bed-Stuy repairs [NYDN]
12. Student joins two models and NBA star Tony Parker in suing Chris Brown and Drake over a Soho club brawl [Post]
13. Cheap mortgages have given birth to a crop of serial refinancers [WSJ]
14. A look at under-the-radar eateries on the Jamaica Bay boardwalk [NYT]


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