Why 2013 will be big for NYC tech start-ups, Times Square braces for a million visitors this New Year’s eve … and more

December 31, 2012 08:00AM

1. Why 2013 will be big for New York City tech start-ups [Forbes]
2. Times Square braces for a million visitors this New Year’s eve [NYDN]
3. Even if lawmakers strike a last-minute deal averting the fiscal cliff, they may have already done damage to the economy for the first half of 2013 [NYT]
4. “Gangnam Style” star Psy hops into a $1.24 million Los Angeles condo, paying all cash [LA Times]
5. Is there a nascent recovery in European markets? [NYT]
6. And should retirees turn into real estate investors? [NYP]
7. Iconic Gleason’s Boxing Gym moves to Manhattan’s Mercedes Club in hope of attracting affluent investors [WSJ]
8. The fate of the historic First Roumanian-American Congregation synagogue at 70 Hester Street on the Lower East Side remains unclear, following its sale to an unknown buyer for approximately $4 million [NYT]
9. Tech millionaires flocking to San Francisco mansions [Bloomberg]
10. And why 2012 was a big year for residential real estate [WSJ]