Brooklyn Bridge Park could get rock wall, a yoga studio–restaurant hybrid comes to NYC … and more

January 15, 2013 05:00PM

1. The most desirable types of businesses to have on the ground floor of your apartment building [NYDN]
2. Brooklyn Bridge Park could get a rock-climbing wall [Brooklyn Paper]
3. Which cities have the happiest workforces? [Yahoo!]
4. Sandy-battered Sheepshead Bay branch of the Brooklyn Public library reopens [NYDN]
5. New documentary looks at Central Park birdwatchers [NYT]
6. Micro unit, rural edition [Business Insider]
7. You’re self-employed and want a mortgage; here’s how to get one [U.S. News]
8. Even Hong Kong’s haunted houses are being snatched up in the city’s latest real-estate boom [WSJ]
9. Michael Morris promoted to executive managing director of Newmark Grubb Knight Frank’s Global Corporate Services sector. [NYO]
10. Guatemala attempts to create a crime-free city [HuffPo]
11. Five trends in housing that can be turned into cash [Trulia]
12. CBRE’s Anthony LoPresti joins Canadian newcomer Avison Young as senior vice president [NYO]
13. Hong Kong-based Bank of East Asia is latest Asian financial outfit to Nab Plaza District office space [Crain’s]
14. For those in need of yoga and dinner, both provided under one roof [DNAinfo]
15. Woman allegedly steals train from a depot outside Stockholm, crashes it into apartment building [NYM]
16. First listings for 27 on 27th in Long Island City come online [Curbed]