Wednesday: A Buyers’ Market

  • Why are police targetting the red seven-seater tricylcles? (The New York Sun)
  • The “purves” in Long Island City can find a cheaper luxury condo from Corcoran. (Curbed)
  • The city’s may be losing its black population, but Battery Park City is suffering from black-car blight. (The Village Voice)
  • The corner of Lexington Avenue and East 86th Street will house a residential/retail building, fitted with an H&M and a Barnes & Noble. (New York Post)
  • Liberal authors beg for money at a Barnes & Noble near you. (Free Williamsburg)
  • The new Javits Center expansion will be of little use to larger conventions. It will rise up, not out, and the city will end up losing money. (The New York Times)
  • Duck pâté, charcuterie plates and brick turns a Lower East Side joint into a bourgeois den. (The Village Voice)
  • The average sales price for an Upper East Side townhouse increased by 64 percent in one year. But they’re the outliers. (MSNBC)
  • A 95-year-old landmark building, also known as the john. (The New York Times)
  • A townhouse owners in Durham, England is so desperate to move he’s throwing in his Ferrari to sweeten the deal. (House & Ferrari)
  • Save Our Parks is not a Yankees fan.
  • Deep insights: “The shift we’re seeing is an emphasis on large developers, not small nonprofits who reach those most in need.” Duh… (City Limits)
  • - Riva Froymovich