On the Market: Rents Creeping Up, Economy Be Damned; Two Synagogue-Loving Artists; Milford as Seventh Boro?

The real estate contract at the heart of the John Haggerty case. [NY Times]

Priced out of Brooklyn and Philly? Try Milford, Penn.! [NY Post]

Even with the economy shaky, landlords manage to push up rents. [Journal]

Public art will spruce up Fulton Mall. [Brownstoner]

Taking a video spin on Jane’s Carousel. [ArchPaper]

Long Island City just keeps getting better. [NY Post]

Fannie and Freddie are screwing things up again, holding up debt reduction talks now. [NY Times]

A closer look at the bus rapid transit lanes coming to Nostrand Avenue in Brooklyn. [Streetsblog]

Rudins pick up a partner for their St. Vincent’s development. [DNAinfo]

Can Esquire really help sell the long-suffering DUMBO clocktower penthouse? [Brooklyn Paper]

Two artists, two studios, two synagogues. [NY Times]