The (Big) Round-Up: Monday

Almost half of the New Yorkers surveyed in a New York Times poll approve of Governor Paterson’s performance, but many

Almost half of the New Yorkers surveyed in a New York Times poll approve of Governor Paterson’s performance, but many worry about his ability to address worries about taxes and the economy. [NY Times]

Mayor Bloomberg and Governor Paterson finally reached a deal to save Off Track Betting and ensure the city gets an annual cut of more than $7 million. [NY Times]

East Harlem residents are shifting their resentment from Mount Sinai to a condo planned by the hospital’s new potential development partner, the Durst Organization. [NY Times]

New Brooklyn developments that were originally planned as condos are coming on the market as rentals instead, luring young professionals from Manhattan. [NY Times]

Quirky giveaways have become part of the marketing process in the Hamptons’ crowded rental market. [NY Times]

Brokers are quietly trying to sell a pair of penthouses at 15 Central Park West with price tags upwards of $15,000 per square foot. [NY Times]

At 220 Central Park South, 22 tenants recently won a small victory against Vornado Realty Trust and the Clarett Group that could eventually delay the demolition of their building for a 41-story glass tower. [NY Times]

Q & A: Staying an extra month in the apartment. [NY Times]

Q & A: Paying fees and charges in addition to rent. [NY Times]

A Manhattan judge agreed to give Leona Helmsley’s disinherited grandchildren $10 million from the trust fund the late "Queen of Mean" left for her pooch, leaving Trouble with just $2 million. [NY Post]

A City Councilman suggested that the MTA sell its $200 million office building to plug the budget gap, rather than hike fares. [NY Post]

Suspending alternate side regulations in Park Slope has only made parking more difficult for residents. [NY Post]

Corporate bankruptcy filings in New York more than tripled in the first five months of the year. [Crain’s]

A Downtown Brooklyn parking lot that was supposed to be site of a new public library will instead be home to a mixed-use development. [NY Sun]

The head of the New York Power Authority submitted his resignation. [NY Sun]

Lawmakers are pushing for more oversight of the Atlantic Yards development at a rally today. [NY Sun]

Federal investigators are preparing to file criminal charges against two former Bear Stearns managers whose hedge funds collapsed. [WSJ]

The (Big) Round-Up: Monday