Massive Yonkers fire leaves devastation in its wake, 820 Park pad hits the market for $25M … and more

September 17, 2012 08:00AM

1. Massive Yonkers fire kills pets, leaves 28 homeless [NYDN]
2. Five-bedroom pad at 820 Park Avenue hits the market for $25M [Curbed]
3. Below the very high end, the market for private islands suffers [Business Insider]
4. Red Hook food truck serving central Mexican cuisine picks up top “Vendy” award [DNAinfo]
5. As quantitative easings fuel further housing gains in Hong Kong, officials try to cool market [Bloomberg News]
6. $58M mansion on California’s central coast may also be nation’s ugliest, paper says [Daily Mail]
7. And, speaking of taste, two Kardashian sisters are in talks to purchase this $6M Miami mansion while they film their next spin-off  [TMZ]
8. A short selling horror story in Florida [NYT]
9. When naming rights go wrong [Instagram via Ivanka Trump]
10. Plumber working for NYCHA makes $200K in overtime in last two years due to backlog of needed repairs [NYDN]
11. Office and retail rents rise on the Bowery [Crain’s]
12. Crown Heights food incubator sparks controversy with local residents [DNAinfo]
13. UES private school buys pair of buildings for $16M  [NYO]
14. Asset manager renews for 10K feet at 745 Fifth Avenue [NYO]