Thursday: Oscar Doorstops

  • Bill Weld, former Massachusetts governor running in New York, compared eminent domain to “Communist China.” (The Real Deal)
  • A real-estate guide to Bob Dylan. (Gothamist)
  • Niche marketing has created gay ghettos. (Matrix)
  • Perhaps before one invests in a Honduran island that Americans know little about, one must think about resources. (The Wall Street Journal)
  • Next in home decoration tips: where to put your Oscar. Frank Sinatra used his as a doorstop. (<a href=”http://www.nytimes.com/2006/03/02/garden/02fisher.html?ex=1298955600&en=3e867f2cf40c59e3&ei=5088&partner=rssnyt&emc=rss
  • “>The New York Times)

  • When the Church sells off property to make cash, others call for accountability in business. (The Walk-Through)
  • New Jersey has a gas problem. And it bothers the financial district to the point of evacuation. (Gothamist)
  • Because the neighborhoods are on the rise for residential sales, a $4 million Greenpoint-Williamsburg Industrial Fund will be used to help manufacturing firms relocate. (The Real Deal)
  • Apartment Therapy holds a contest for cool apartments under 650 square feet, because, well, that takes creativity. (Apartment Therapy)
  • Priorities in development: Office of Emergency Management to be replaced by Basketball City. (The New York Sun)
  • Although the store is closed in Soho, Prada’s ” mistress of us all” premieres in Paris this week. (International Herald Tribune)
  • – Riva Froymovich

    Thursday: Oscar Doorstops