On the Market: All-Cash Investors Fuel Brooklyn Brownstone Madness; MTA Fare Hikes Outpacing Inflation; Miami’s Versace Mansion Faces Auction

All cash investors beat out other Brooklyn brownstone buyers. [Brownstoner]
But if you feel like bidding, here are a few of the borough’s “cheap” brownstones. [Curbed]
Unions protest unlicensed subcontractor working at Brooklyn Bridge Park. [Daily News]
Williamsburg to get Chelsea-market styled shopping mall called “The Artisan.” [Curbed]
Columbia’s Manhattanville expansion fueled by $40 million in donations. [GlobeSt]
MTA fare hikes far outpace inflation, could reach $168 a month by 2023. [WSJ]
Preservationists try to save 87-room Long Island mansion from possible demolition. [NYT]
Where might the royal baby, Kate and William live if they moved to New York? [TRD]
Hilton will pay a sizeable $4 million in severance to end its Midtown room service. [Crain’s]
Skyscrapers of sand: artist builds 18-foot sandcastle in the Financial District. [DNAinfo]
Straphangers unhappy about duo moving unwrapped mattress on the L train. [Gothamist]
Brighton Beach eccentric provides homeless with al fresco living room, nightcaps. [BkPaper]
Atsby Vermouth founder likes shiny condos, Hudson Square’s “raw and industrial feel.” [Post]
The Versace mansion, a symbol of South Beach opulence, faces foreclosure auction. [NYT]
Landlords stand to profit from declining home ownership rate. [WSJ]
Billionaire socialite Anna Anisimova re-lists Time Warner Center penthouse for $50 M. [Curbed]
South Williamsburg’s NYCHA Independence Towers face recurring gas outages. [DNAinfo]