The Round-Up: Thursday

Bryant Park is bracing for more summer traffic than ever this year. [NY Times]

Korean investors announced plans to build two high-rise hotels in the sleepy upstate town once frequented by the Vanderbilts, Sharon Springs. [NY Times]

A fire investigation in Crown Heights uncovers mortgage fraud. [NY Times]

Latino immigrants were hardest hit by the construction industry slump, with unemployment reaching 7.5 percent in first quarter of this year. [NY Times]

Is art furniture growing up? [NY Times]

New York City may be poised for its first Cicada infestation in 17 years. [NY Post]

On the 40th anniversary of Robert F. Kennedy’s assassination the state assembly voted to name the Triborough Bridge after him. [NY Post]

Webster Hall is officially landmarked. [NY Post]

The Department of Buildings allowed the developer of the Turtle Bay luxury tower where the crane collapsed in March to submit revised building plans. [NY Post]

Gimme Shelter: Katie Holmes is hunting for an Upper East Side rental to live in during her Broadway debut; Ted Koppel cuts the asking price of his D.C. home again. [NY Post]

Patricia Lancaster was hired by the Durst Organization on Monday. [NYDN]

Al Sharpton is set to speak about the need for more economic development at an Atlantic Yards rally today funded by the developer. [NY Sun]

Roosevelt Island’s tram will shut down for a week in June, just in time for a residential boom. [NY Sun]

Vornado is on the hunt for $1.4 billion worth of real estate. [NY Sun]

 

 

The Round-Up: Thursday