Sandy’s approach forces bridge and tunnel closures, storm could push raw sewage out of Gowanus Canal … and more

October 29, 2012 05:00PM

1. Gov. Cuomo closes Tappan Zee Bridge, Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel and Holland Tunnel, as hurricane approaches [NYDN]
2. Throgs Neck, Whitestone, Verrazano, George Washington, Marine Parkway and Cross Bay Veterans Memorial bridges to close at 7 p.m. [CBS]
3. In LIC, building at 29th Street and 41st Avenue partially collapses [NBC New York]
4. Zone A landlords say tenants taking Sandy more seriously than Irene [Crain’s]
5. Sandy could force raw sewage out of the Gowanus Canal, and into nearby streets [NYM]
6. Amid a whopper of a storm, a surprising number of city stores kept their doors open; others, like Saks, closed down Hurricane Sandy approached. [Crain’s]
7. New Park Slope resident Patrick Stewart isn’t happy with the new Barclays Center [NYM]
8. Raphael De Niro sells his own apartment for $3.5M [Curbed]
9. Drunken neighbor found at Tom Cruise’s Beverly Hills mansion [AP]
10. Is foreclosure on the horizon for 220 St. Nicholas Ave.? [Curbed]
11. FDR built a pool; Truman added a bowling alley; Obama put in a swing set. Find out how various American presidents have made the White House their own [NBCNews]
12. Investment banker scoops up Michael Jackson’s former mansion, paying $20 million for the Holmby Hills home [TMZ]
13. Radon concerns thwart many a real estate deal []
14. Y&R sign for 35,000 more square feet at 3 Columbus Circle, boosting its presence at the building to 373,766 square feet. [NYO]