The Real Deal New York

City’s parkland replacement scheme for Queens soccer stadium gets panned, high-income homeowners benefit most from mortgage interest deductions … and more

May 17, 2013 08:00AM

1. Critics slam city’s parkland replacement scheme for Queens soccer stadium [NYDN]
2. High-income homeowners are main beneficiaries of mortgage-interest deductions, report says [NYT]
3. Flowerbox Building apartment lists for more in resale attempt [Curbed]
4. Tribeca’s Independence Plaza North allowing only fair-market tenants to use gym [Tribeca Citizen]
5. Midtown’s 137 East 47th Street sells for $8 million [NYO]
6. Many irked about city’s bike share program, but Soho residents take the cake [Curbed, 2nd item]
7. Checking in on Second Avenue Subway project: PHOTOS [Gothamist]
8. Construction chugs along at Pacific Street rental project in Carroll Gardens [Patch]
9. Play about Manhattan’s history coming to Hell’s Kitchen [DNAinfo]
10. Nonagenarian widow last to move out to make way for Fourth Avenue development project [DNAinfo]