NYC tops list of America’s dirtiest cities, MLS stadium in Queens won’t go up without a fight … and more

September 18, 2012 05:00PM

1. Soho townhouse that sheltered gay-rights activists in the post-Stonewall years could still face demolition without city LPC designation [NYO]
2. New York tops list of America’s dirtiest cities [Travel + Leisure]
3. Major League soccer stadium in Queens won’t get developed without a fight say Queens elected officials and community groups [Capital New York]
4. Partygoers sue Atlantic Properties and promoter after sustaining permanent vision impairment from bathing in allegedly chemical-laden pool at Brooklyn warehouse party [Gothamist]
5. Inching closer and closer: Subway entrance at Barclays Center opens [Curbed]
6. Bricklayer seriously injured in fall from uptown site [DNAinfo]
7. Check out this list of the nation’s top 10 landowners and see their conservation efforts [Forbes]
8. Not feeling the love: yoga gear purveyor Lululemon skips West 75th Street Block Association’s block party [DNAinfo]
9. Sneak peek at the Flatiron Room, the whiskey lounge slated to open this Thursday at 37 West 26th Street [Gothamist]
10. Japanese eatery Bamboo Tori inks seven-year lease for former Sausage Inc. space at 106 University Place [Crain’s]
11. LA property that formerly housed “American Idol” finalists and “Swingers” reality show transforms into pricey live-in weight loss center [TMZ]