Friday: Urolagnia and The Architect

  • “In a society where store clerks chat about their social lives in front of customers and college students survive co-ed bathrooms, privacy just isn’t the concern it used to be.” Which means that kinky, cutting-edge architects are designing see-through bathrooms that make their children uncomfortable, not to mention guests. (The New York Times)
  • Celebrities are just like the regular people. We all want more when it comes to our houses. They can just afford it. (Forbes)
  • “I was never one of those bitches who actually came back from spring break with a tan.” But, Nina Lalli does know the cheapest place to get drunk–Times Square! (The Village Voice)
  • Speaking of, Dave & Buster’s completed a survey of the neighborhood and found that people, not tourists, are stationed there too. So, they’re opening a restaurant in early April. (Crain’s)
  • Not only does Larry Silverstein look like a P.I.M.P., but his business style is slow and calculated. (The New York Times)
  • Now, you can hedge or speculate on housing prices in ten major U.S. cities–whatever that means… (Business Week)
  • About 56 percent of single women own their own home, compared to 11 percent of single men. Do the men hold out more hope for their prospects than the women? (Inman News)
  • Now that New York is officially the dirtiest city, the Department of Sanitation is taking sweeping initiative–an anti-litter campaign. (Gothamist)
  • The Skate Key roller rink in the Bronx is closing and the Gotham Girls Roller Derby has lost its home. (Newsday)
  • New luxury condos in Kew Gardens, Queens are selling fast. (The Real Deal)
  • - Riva Froymovich