On the Market: Is New York Prepared for the Next Hurricane? Rosie O’Donnell Lists Another Manhattan Apartment; Landlord Refuses to Fix Rent-Stabilized Building After Sandy

Manhattan leasing shows signs of confidence. [Crain’s]
Greenpoint residents demand temporary greenspace during bridge overhaul. [BkPaper]
More and more New Yorkers are severely burdened by their rent. [DNAinfo]
Is New York better prepared for the next Hurricane Sandy? Not really. [Atlantic Cities]
Bed-Stuy townhouses are now going after the gold, but will they get it? [Curbed]
Crown Heights cafe owner starts Kickstarter to open bookstore. [Brownstoner]
Now Rosie O’Donnell is also trying to offload her Midtown condo. [Curbed]
How to win a bidding war (having more money helps). [WSJ]
Two ancient Canal Street buildings will have their historic facades replaced. [TRD]
Tribeca landlord tries to shutter rent-stabilized building, citing Sandy damage. [NYT]
Max Fish finally leaves the LES for good, seeks a new life in Williamsburg. [DNAinfo]
Tenants group refuses to back any candidates who won’t renounce REBNY money. [Crain’s]
Freestanding Bushwick house likely set local record with $1.2 M. sale. [Brownstoner]