On the Market: Daniel Goldstein’s Eminent Domain; AY Residential Groundbreaking Dec. 18?; Doug Steiner Loves Williamsburg

Dan Goldstein plays greedy developer as his renovations drive off neighbor. [NY Times]
Bruce Ratner is (slowly) plowing ahead: first AY tower will break ground Dec. 18. [Curbed]
Drivers get to work faster than mass transit riders in New York City. [NY Times]
The bodega-7/11 war heats up. [Journal]
Will this long-stalled Bedford Avenue development ever get finished? [Brownstoner]
Mars Bar-replacing apartment building tops out, looks awful. [Curbed]
Michael Powell calls bullshit on the city’s economic recovery. [NY Times]
Maybe that’s why real estate bigs worry next mayor will not be good enough. [Real Deal]
More on a nifty new health building coming to the East Side. [ArchPaper]
NY attorney general pledges money to stop foreclosures. [Real Deal]
An awesome future for a Cass Gilbert boat depot in the Bronx. [Curbed]
Doug Steiner wishes he had bought up all of Williamsburg. [Real Deal]
A spooky Gowanus Canal. [BK Paper]
What’s up with rapists in this Tribeca Park? [Journal]
South Slope frame house might sell for more than $2 M., a possible record. [Brownstoner]
Despite toll hikes, PA’s bonds get downgrade because of WTC overruns. [Journal]
Meanwhile, Port boat sinks because somebody opened an underwater hatch. [NY Post]
The Dekalb Market is officially gone. [Curbed]
Subway felonies are down! [Daily News]
MTA to start work on East Side Access vent tower. [Crain’s]
Check out these gigantic solar panels in East New York. [Brownstoner]
Romney releases vague housing white paper. [Real Deal]