NY Rangers star buys Tribeca penthouse, driver survives 50-foot plunge into Brooklyn construction site … and more

1. Rangers winger Marian Gaborik buys 88 Laight Street duplex penthouse listed for $4.2M [Post, 4th item]
2. Brooklyn driver survives 50-foot plunge into Midwood construction site [NYDN]
3. Finally set to open next month, Louis Kahn’s Four Freedoms Park on Roosevelt Island is magnificent, architecture critic says [NYT]
4. 47 years ago, lyricist took a financial risk and bought a 2,530-sf CPW co-op — then he wrote “Fiddler on the Roof” [Post]
5. Tired of unaffordable NYC? These are the best “bargain cities” to live in [MSN]
6. MTA wants to eliminate MetroCard bonuses to narrow budget gap [NYT]
7. Kardashian ex Kris Humphries eyes rentals at 55 Thompson Street [Post, 3rd item]
8. Highbridge community upset over nursery school shuttered for lack of funding, while new school in Corona will alleviate overcrowding [NYDN] and [NYDN]
9. Delayed Williamsburg Cinema now expects to open by the holidays [Brooklyn Paper]
10. City’s Board of Health to vote on Bloomberg’s soda ban today [Post]
11. “Battle for Brooklyn” documentary to be screened across from Barclays Center on opening night [NYT]
12. Photographer chronicles relatively uncharted North Border Island on the East River [DNAinfo]
13. NY sushi prices are 33 percent higher than the national average [Post]
14. New park will come to last of bunt-out lots along stretch of Hunts Point [NYDN]
15. 13 people hospitalized in apartment building in fire at 2727 University Avenue [Post]
16. Webster Hall gets Hanky Panky Club, accessed through speakeasy type side entrance [EV Grieve]
17. Upscale Cobble Hill candy shop hires security after being ravaged by group of sweet-toothed teens [NYDN]
18. Former Spanish football star rents $31,000 a month co-op in the Ardsley [Post, 2nd item]
19. Chesapeake Energy is selling Texas and New Mexico office fields for $6.9B [Bloomberg]