On the Market: Poconos Are the New Bushwick; Lehman Brothers Selling 237 Park; UWS Merchants Decry Wheelchair Lawsuits

Greepoint ferry pier is still a construction site two years after opening. [DNAinfo]
Lehman brokers to sell office tower at 237 Park Avenue for more than $800 million. [WSJ]
Brill building sold for $185 million, will return to music and entertainment roots. [Post]
String of wheelchair lawsuits filed by one firm challenge UWS small businesses. [Crain’s]
Manhattan apartments not exactly affordable, but prices more palatable. [WSJ]
Now Brooklynites are moving to the Poconos in search of cheaper rent. [Bk Paper]
Problems of privilege: where to put the au pair? [DNAinfo]
Cycling advocates worry about bike lanes after Bloomberg. [NYT]
Good news! Statue of Liberty should re-open by Memorial Day. [Gothamist]
Controversial Greenpoint respite shelter moves out of Reformed Church. [Bk Paper]
Comptroller targets “sweetheart deal” lease of Times Square Marriott Marquis. [Crain’s]
Landmarks hearing for Bialystoker nursing home draws big supportive crowd. [Curbed]
Brooklyn Lyceum owner threatens that foreclosure auction could bring condos. [DNAinfo]
Olsen twins use Beaux Arts mansion with $48 million price tag to show collection. [WSJ]
Vigorous debate, but no city council vote on Hudson Square rezoning. [Curbed]
Construction loans are easier to get than they once where. [NYT]
Celebrate Valentine’s Day by touring a sewage treatment plant. [Brownstoner]
Brooklyn’s last Blockbuster store closes its doors. [Bensonhurst Bean]

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