Beloved Park Slope tea shop gets replaced by Subway, House of Cupcakes comes to the Village … and more

TRD New York /
Oct.October 05, 2012 05:00 PM

1. Swapping houses with mom and dad; it’s a thing [CNBC]
2. Food Network star to open House of Cupcakes location in the West Village [NYO]
3. Beloved Park Slope tea shop is replaced by a Subway [Brownstoner]
4. East Harlem residents worry that rezoning could cut La Marqueta from its City Council district. [DNAinfo]
5. Long Island developer buys up the former Albany International headquarters for $1.4M [GlobeSt]
6. Larger than a micro-unit — and all for clothes. Check out these walk-in closets [Forbes]
7. Apartment living, L.A.-style [WSJ]
8. 376 Daniels Lane in Sagaponack gets cut to $19.995M — originally priced at $21.9M [Saunders press release]
9. The mansions home to Papa John’s, Pizza Hut and  In-N-Out Burger executives. [BI]
10. Kensett, Darien’s first new home community, celebrates its grand opening [Kensett press release]
11. Thor Equities closes on 25,000-sf retail property at 65 Boulevard de la Croisette in Paris [Thor press release]
12. HUD’s new housing scorecard says government efforts have helped “lift 1.3 million families above water.” [HUD]
13. The Japanese architecture firm SANAA has been selected to build the Grace Farms Foundation headquarters in New Canaan, Conn. [Curbed]
14. Blink Fitness, a division of Equinox, to open at Concourse Plaza in the Bronx [NYO]
15. App bills itself as the “OKCupid for apartment renting” [Curbed]

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