The (Big) Round-Up: Monday

New York City has been lying about its age for centuries, charge some historians. [NY Times] Park Slope residents will

New York City has been lying about its age for centuries, charge some historians. [NY Times]

Park Slope residents will welcome the resumption of alternate side parking today. [NY Times]

Yankees fans bid farewell to the best seats not in the house. [NY Times]

The city has refined the formula used to measure poverty to take into account housing, childcare, and clothing costs. [NY Times]

Governors Island is inviting development proposals for an arts and entertainment complex. [NY Times]

Without the promise of hefty bonuses, investment bankers and others on Wall Street have been transformed from aggressive apartment buyers to real estate pariahs. [NY Times]

The stripping of the 10th Church of Christ, Scientist, on Macdougal Street to expose the decaying face of its 19th-century precursor poses a curious question in preservation. [NY Times]

The South Carolina-native who made a fortune with an iPod case paid $6 million for one of the most expensive condos above West 96th Street. [NY Times]

Kathryn Suggs, who has been called “the most successful and reviled Harlem broker,” was involved in another legal wrangle over the sale of an apartment at Hillview Towers, a co-op at 345 West 145th Street. [NY Times]

Southampton is proposing a downtown-style center with housing and stores, a village green and a main street, but many residents worry that the stores may never show up. [NY Times]

Vornado plans to reduce height of Harlem Park by a third. [NY Times]

Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo struck a deal with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that would prevent them from buying a mortgage from a lender unless the home has been evaluated by an independent appraiser. [NY Times]

Federal regulators are bracing for dozens of banks to fail over the next year. [NY Times]

South Street Seaport’s Fulton Ferry Hotel is being restored. [NY Times]

A year after legislation was passed to regulate the pedicab industry, violations still abound. [NY Post]

There will be no more subdivisions in Stuyvesant Town. [NY Post]

New York is the biggest "political ATM" in the country, report shows. [NY Post]

The FAA is offering air traffic controllers in other parts of the country a $100,000 bonus to come to New York. [NY Post]

City Hall is looking to loosen the Cabaret Law making it "less onerous for patrons to engage in dancing." [NYDN]

Investors appeared to welcome Washington’s efforts to shore up confidence in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Monday. [WSJ]

The (Big) Round-Up: Monday