Law firm doubles footprint at Silverstein’s Sixth Avenue tower, “Vice Hamptons Crib” owners sue reality show renters … and more

March 20, 2013 08:00AM

1. Law firm Drinker Biddle & Reath doubles its lease size to 15,375 square feet at Silverstein’s 1177 Sixth Avenue [Crain’s]
2. Brooklyn couple suing Internet reality show for allegedly turning their posh Hamptons rental into the “Vice Hamptons Crib” [NYDN]
3. Bloomberg dishes more details about his controversial plan to lease NYCHA land to developers [NYT]
4. ASH developer Ari Heckman revives stalled Brooklyn projects [Curbed]
5. Brazilian restaurant Texas de Brazil inks 11,000-square-foot deal at 201 East 61st Street [NYP]
6. Lady Liberty to reopen to the public this Independence Day [Curbed]
7. Plans for the massive Hudson Yards arts venue slammed by community board for lacking “culture” [DNAInfo]
8. Brooklyn’s Williamsburgh Savings Bank clock tower to be re-lit after years of darkness [Curbed]
9. JEMB Realty taps Moed de Armas & Shannon architects for $50 million renovation of Herald Center [NYO]
10. A look at New York rentals that are now taking credit cards [Brick Underground]
11. SUNY board approves measure to close Brooklyn’s Long Island College Hospital  [NY1]
12. And finally, check out what is currently the cheapest home on the market in the Hamptons [Curbed]