The Real Deal New York

Real estate brokers who specialize in mid-divorce clients, Gowanus Whole Foods plans rooftop farm … and more

April 01, 2013 05:00PM

1. Call them “ex”-perts: brokers who specialize in working with divorcing sellers [NYT]
2. Record-breaking NYC population projections revised downward [Capital New York]
3. Park Slope townhouse trades for half 1996 sale price (on April 1, that is) [Brownstoner]
4. Developer Jonathan Rose’s next project: a 950-unit development in D.C. [WSJ]
5. A thrift store opens in Long Island City graffiti mecca 5 Pointz [DNAinfo]
6. But LIC’s other architecture is underwhelming [WSJ]
7. Blogger fears for future of Harlem’s RKO Theatre after Ben Ashkenazy buy [NYDN]
8. Robert Scarano remakes a CVS in Ridgewood, Queens [Queens Crap]
9. Borough Hall plaza gets $8.5 million-plus granite renovation [Brooklyn Paper]
10. Octogenarian activist goes toe to orange Croc-shod toe with Mario Batali [NYT]
11. 7-Eleven opening two new locations in FiDi [DNAinfo]
12. Gowanus Whole Foods plans 20,000-square-foot rooftop farm [Gothamist]