The (Big) Round-Up: Monday

Buying on a budget: Queens, Brooklyn, and the Bronx. [NY Times]

A mother and daughter move from the Upper East Side to Starck's Downtown.  [NY Times]

22 year olds search for an airy place with a kitchen. [NY Times]

A profile of 500 Fifth Avenue, the sister building to the Empire State. [NY Times]

A look at artfully done condos in Chelsea and SoHo. [NY Times]

Chief Executive of Staples moves into the Plaza. [NY Times]

Vera Wang creates an installation for the lobby of the Onyx Chelsea. [NY Times]

Fireworks (and a 12-foot cake [NY Sun]) mark the 100th anniversary of the Plaza, as the hotel looks into the future.  [NY Times] 

Yankee Stadium keeps its name and finds space for sponsorship elsewhere.  [NY Times]

Building Department goes after Scarano again.  [NY Post] 

Developers at the sugar refinery in Williamsburg put their money where their mouths are.  [NY Post]  

Nonprofit Educational Housing Services finds success leasing out vacant city properties to colleges for dorms.  [NY Sun]