On the Market: The Six-Figure Synagogue Rentall; War on Gawdy Store Signs; Bushwick Blooms

Oil heiress installs crazy security system in new townhouse after mom kidnapped. [NY Post]
Rent a converted East Village synagogue for $25,000 a month. [Curbed]
Not just a boom in apartments, but apartment buildings, too. [Crain’s]
City will renovate Tavern on the Green with or without an operator. [Eater]
Christie and Cuomo want Fed to run, fund 9/11 Memorial. [Journal]
Upper East Siders go to war against bad store signage. [NY Post]
Landmarks commission saves more muni buildings, especially firehouses. [Daily News]
Joe Chetrit could save another troubled hotel. [Real Deal]
Inside Jay-Z’s new club at the Barclays Center. [Curbed]z
Hotel protest leads to indictment of two union leaders. [NY Times]
Bushwick is booming, gets design incubator. [Real Deal, Crain’s]
Weird Eight Avenue zombie finger building will become rentals. [Real Deal]
God is Smith Street awesome. [NY Times]
Finally, shared bike lanes for Lafayette Avenue in Clinton Hill. [Brownstoner]
Occupiers set up camp in Brooklyn apartment. [NYMag]
Apple drops mass transit from its new maps app. [WNYC]
Landmark church in trouble. [NY Post]
Happy 85th birthday to Coney’s Cyclone. [Curbed]
Finally, some new open space for Jackson Heights. [Daily News]
Randall’s Island now less remote with reopening of bridge. [Journal]
More praise for Shigeru Ban’s new Camper store in Soho. [Real Deal]
An empty convention center is just the beginning of Buffalo’s woes. [Atlantic]
The travesty of New Jersey’s halfway house system. [NY Times]

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