18 Gramercy Park’s website goes live, Guy Fieri’s Times Square eatery to open this weekend … and more

September 05, 2012 05:00PM

1. 18 Gramercy Park website goes live, first listings hit Streeteasy [Curbed]
2. Silverstein Properties nabs several leases at 120 Broadway [NYO]
3. Old debate revisited: should Chinatown and LES be merged into a City Council minority district? [Downtown Express]
4. John Rhea admits NYCHA’s problems are serious, but can he save affordable housing in the city? [NYO]
5. Package of Bronx commercial properties are the first sold after Bedford Park/Norwood rezoning — Massey Knakal says affordable housing is coming [Bronx Times]
6. Community shoots down Anbau’s latest Chelsea residential plans [Curbed]
7. 115 Precinct in Queens a hotbed for public urination summonses [New York World]
8. Chase Welles tells the Observer how he really feels about moving his office to the city from White Plains [NYO]
9. Guy Fieri to open Times Square eatery this Sunday [Eater]
10. Afrika Bambaataa, of Zulu Nation fame, shows his support for a hip-hop museum at Young Woo’s proposed Mercado Mirabo [DNAinfo]
11. The 1 percent spend more money on home renovations and vacations than on luxury retail items [CNBC via Business Insider]
12. Kate Middleton’s sister, Pippa, is apparently on an NYC apartment hunt [Daily Mail]