In This Week’s Observer…

Joy Behar buys a rundown Uptown condo.

Model Lily Donaldson may have set an Avenue B sales record.

Bruce Ratner wants someone to name the tallest tower in Atlantic Yards.

360 Lexington Avenue selling for $150 million.

Manhattan rents remain stubbornly high as the spring hunt begins.

Kevin Phillips compares London and New York. New York loses.

Dick Ravitch arrives again to save the M.T.A.

Related’s rail yards victory lets Bloomberg take a bow on the West Side.

Beatrice Inn co-owner Matt Abramcyk has big plans.

In This Week’s Observer…