Weekend Roundup

Last week, The Observer reported that financier Roberto de Guardiola, and his interior designer wife, Joanne, are selling their East 64th Street townhouse for close to $30 million. They certainly move fast. Now, the couple has bought five apartments in the Sherry Netherland Hotel, according to Page Six.

Braden Keil provides an update on a previous story of the sale of a $90 million mansion in the Hamptons. The deal is still not done, but there are some hints that it could be in the works. Regardless, the buyer and seller are denying it.

Jason Binn has a new neighbor to spruce up the luxurious River Lofts. Supermodel Karolina Kurkova just dropped $2.3 million on a new apartment, according to New York magazine.

After his well-documented losses on the stock market, David Denby is trying to make some money in real estate, according to the New York Times.

On Sunday, The Daily News cover story declared a “War At Ground Zero.” In a candid interview, Mayor Bloomberg said that progress cannot be made at Ground Zero with Larry Silverstein hanging around. Today, The Times follows up.

And lastly, the L-Ification of Brooklyn. Next stop, Jefferson Street.

-Michael Calderone Weekend Roundup