Google Street View cars head to hurricane-ravaged Staten Island, NYC foreclosures at a seven-year low … and more

January 04, 2013 05:00PM

1. Google sends Street View cars through Sandy-ravaged Staten Island neighborhood; locals angered [NYP]
2. Williamsburg’s Velvet Lounge shuttered by DOB after inspection uncovers illegal dwelling in the back [Eater]
3. Bill and Hillary Clinton rumored to be eyeing a Tribeca residence [Tribeca Tribune, 2nd item]
4. New Yorker Juan Carlos Sanchez gets 15-year sentence for role in a $39 million mortgage fraud scheme [Housing Wire]
5. In 2012, NYC foreclosures hit a seven-year low [Curbed]
6. HuffPo gets a tour of cute journalism couple Brian Stelter and Jamie Shupak’s DIY home [HuffPo]
7. With the legalization of same-sex marriages, new property law questions emerge [WP]
8. The Cape Cod estate of philanthropist Rachel “Bunny” Mellon trades for $19.5M [WSJ]
9. Elsewhere in Cape Cod, novelist Paul Theroux’s pool gets a makeover [WSJ]
10. A group of scavenger hunters explore the Domino Sugar site [Curbed]
11. Hurricane Sandy has cost the city $154M in overtime [NYT]
12. Development site on Vanderbilt Avenue and Fulton Street in Brooklyn hits the market [Brownstoner]
13. Renovated and converted townhouse that once belonged to composer John Philip Sousa gets price slashed to $29.9M [Curbed]