The Round-Up: Tuesday

Buildings Commissioner Patricia Lancaster defended her record heading the agency amid a surge in construction related fatalities. [NY Times]

A group of immigrant business owners in Washington Heights go the extra mile to keep their customers. [NY Times] 

The MTA will raise the price of the drinks and snacks sold on board on May 8th. [NY Post] 

British developer Sol Zakay is rumored to be the next suitor for Harry Macklowe’s potfolio of trophy properties. [NY Post] 

The MTA and Amtrak hammered out a deal with Vornado Realty and the Dolan family on Monday to install a security perimeter around Penn Station. [NYDN]  

The changing of the guard at the MTA may allow the city to divert funds from the PATH project to rebuild Penn Station. [NY Sun]

A new green building materials store in the Bronx sells donated supplies that would otherwise be destined for the landfill. [NY Sun]


The Round-Up: Tuesday