Delinquencies down and foreclosures up in July, Barnes & Noble to close at Lincoln Center … and more

1. Delinquencies down, foreclosures up in July: report [Inman]

2. Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz recommends against Providence House development on Lincoln Road [Hawthorne Street] 

3. Trader Joe’s to open Sept. 20 on West 72nd Street and Broadway [DNAinfo] 

4. Local governments leave public housing because of mounting debt [WSJ] 

5. Barnes & Noble at Lincoln Center to close in January due to rising rents [NYT] 

6. Construction worker hospitalized after three-story fall from Frank Gehry-designed Midtown high-rise [DNAinfo] 

7. Kelsey Grammar goes apartment hunting with girlfriend Kayte Walsh [Post]
8. Downtown Alliance displays artist Richard Pasquarelli’s work on construction sites [WSJ] 

9. Skanska, JF Shea construction sued by worker sickened from Second Avenue subway [Post] 

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10. Mono + Mono, music-themed Korean fried chicken joint, coming to Midtown [Eater] 

11. Fannie Mae issued $42.7 billion in mortgage-backed securities last month, highest level since February [American Banker] 

Explaining the financing behind the loans at Stuy Town and Peter Cooper Village [NYO] 

13. Number of people falling behind on their mortgages is on the rise [CNN] 

14. French restaurant, where diners eat in the dark, scouts out two locations in NYC [NYDN] 

15. Bedbug exterminator Abalon signs 10-year lease at 261 Fifth Avenue [Crain’s] 

16. Fate of homebuyer tax credit still up in the air: HUD [NYT]