Grimaldi’s to open in Kips Bay, Bloomberg says Atlantic Yards delays “not surprising” … and more

October 24, 2012 05:00PM

1. Beloved Grimaldi’s Pizza will open in Kips Bay … in the old Totonno’s space [Crain’s]
2. Real estate investor’s daughter nabs $11M 760 Park Avenue pad [NYO]
3. RBS settles with Nevada AG for $42M over alleged mortgage improprieties [NYT]
4. $20M Amagansett home hits the market [Curbed]
5. Politicians who attack the 421-a tax abatement don’t understand it: Bob Knakal [NYO]
6. Trinity Real Estate closes bathrooms at St. Paul’s over fears of OWS retribution [DNAinfo]
7. Justin Timberlake‘s real estate agent friend produced the video for his multi-million dollar wedding … which is mostly testimonies from L.A.’s homeless [Gawker]
8. Non-profit files complaint with HUD over BofA’s alleged failure to maintain foreclosed homes in mostly minority neighborhoods [HuffPo]
9. Despite denials, Ukrainian pres likely lives in elaborate palace [AP]
10. Real estate opportunity fund makes 30 percent returns [Business Week]
11. It’s “not surprising” that housing at Atlantic Yards is behind schedule, given “the angst Bruce [Ratner] had to go through,” said Mayor Bloomberg [NYO]
12. Gupta gets two years in biggest insider trading case in U.S. history [NYDN]
13. Affordable housing activist added to Seward Park task force, after objections from Community Board 3 [Lo-Down]
14. Rockrose to offer dog concierge services [press release]
15. City will build Family Justice Center, to combat domestic violence, at 80 Centre Street [press release]
16. The Sheffield now home to David Hostetler statue [press release]