Asphalt Green is too good to lose, Manhattan parking rates tower over national average … and more

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1. In 2008, Goldman took the largest federal loan in U.S. history

2. Critic: losing Asphalt Green to an UES marine transfer station is the proposal’s biggest tragedy

3. Port Authority devotes even more money to the revamp of the George Washington Bridge Bus Terminal

4. Japanese barbecue restaurant joins New York Beer Company at retail base of the Observer building

5. Riverdale castle bought for $1.8M and renovated for $1.5M hits market at $3M

6. Owl Creek Asset Management founder buys triplex penthouse at 141 Prince for $25M [Post, 7th item]
7. North Carolina gets a “Park Slope” of its own (with much cheaper housing)

8. International buyers are spearheading an otherwise lackluster second-quarter sales market

9. Manhattan parking rates are three-and-a-half times the national average

10. Gourmet popsicle stand opens in East Village

11. Where does the money from the $300B Freddie and Fannie bailout go? [Richard’s Real Estate]
12. Controversial pension fund placement agent sells Bleecker Street penthouse for $2.7M, buys in Harlem’s 5th on the Park for $1.42M [NYO]