The Round-Up: Thursday

The city’s calorie count order is delayed for an appeal next week. [NY Times]

Construction of the biggest water filtration plant in the world in the Bronx now has a $3 billion price tag, much bigger than the $660 million projected a decade ago. [NY Times]  

The city ordered a special safety check of high risk buildings yesterday, the day after Patricia Lancaster’s resignation. [NY Times] 

Atlantic City will ban smoking on casino floors beginning October 15th. [NY Times] 

A construction worker at Lincoln Center was hospitalized after falling 30 feet. [NY Times] 

In the wake of the Sean Bell shooting Club Kalua saunters on as a "juice bar with strippers." [NY Times]   

Democrats pushed a $15 million foreclosure bill through a house committee yesterday, despite opposition from Republicans. [NY Times] 

Mid-way through its condo conversion, the white brick behemoth on East 66th Street the Manhattan House is hosting the Kips Bay Decorator Show House. [NY Times] 

Fourth time’s the charm for Edgar Bronfman Jr. who may have finally settled on a 15-room Upper West Side duplex; Kevin Spacey slashes the price of his Tribeca apartment. [NY Post]

Westchester County finally felt some subprime pangs last quarter. [NYDN]

Tax-free bonds program could bankroll the Hunts Point South megadevelopment in Long Island City. [NYDN] 

One Brooklyn developer has bet big on a property boom in Staten Island. [NY Sun]

Rising school prices are pushing large families to the country. [NY Sun] 



The Round-Up: Thursday