On the Market: NYC Construction Costs Rise; Working With the New Waterfront; 1 WTC Threatened

Were you raised in a barn? No, three of them! [Journal]

As if the M.T.A. didn’t have enough troubles already, Hurricane Irene punches a $110 million hole in the budget. [Post]

Meanwhile, East Side Access will be delayed into Grand Central another few years. [Daily News]

And subway thefts jump thanks to iPhones and iPads. [NY Times]

Truman Capote’s old Brooklyn Heights house can now be yours for just $14.95 million. [Curbed]

New York construction costs slide upward—blame commodity prices. [Crain’s]

Balancing waterfront redevelopment with the needs of heavy industry. [ArchPaper]

Meanwhile, civic group plans for a better East River esplanade. [DNAinfo]

Governor Cuomo promises to come up with a livery cab plan. [NY Times]

City selling Brooklyn lot for $1. (Of course there’s a catch.) [Real Deal]

Huge Fort Greene public housing renovations almost done. [Brownstoner]

Welcome to Astoria’s Little Brazil. [Daily News]

Online jihadi threatens 1 World Trade Center. [NY Post]