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Washington Square tenants appeal NYU decision, ranking Brooklyn’s best blocks … and more

March 28, 2013 05:00PM

1. Coach inches closer to inking deal for Hudson Yards HQ [Crain’s]
2. Washington Square Village residents appeal NYU expansion suit dismissal [Local East Village]
3. 40 Central Park South unit slated to hit rental market for $22K monthly has already been home to three celebs [Curbed]
4. With J.D. Carlisle opposition, Kips Bay Plaza plans fall through [Streets Blog]
5. The 50 best blocks in Brooklyn [L Magazine]
6. Proposal for Times Square-style Coney Island pedestrian area grinds to a halt [NYP]
7. The Donald acknowledges that his tweets come back to haunt him [NYMag]
8. Why has the Madison Square Park clock tower gone dark? Hint: Restoration [Curbed]
9. Major banks sued by FHFA petition appeals court for invervention on “gravely prejudicial” rulings [Reuters via NYP]
10. New York Aquarium to open this spring following Hurricane Sandy damage [AP via NYDN]
11. Staten Island Museum finds green home in old building [WSJ]
12. 150 Delancey Street Holiday Inn is now open [Bowery Boogie]
13. Over 11,000 images of late 19th and early 20th century Brooklyn were revealed last night at a Brooklyn Public Library event [Local Fort Greene]
14. And check out what the Barclays Center site looked like in the early 1900s [Gothamist]
15. George Oliphant of “George to the Rescue” on the long process of restoring his NJ home [NYP]
16. New renderings are out for the West Village AIDS memorial [Curbed]
17. Following collapse, 71 Irving Place in Brooklyn now has a construction crew [Brownstoner]