The Round-Up: Tuesday

Representative Charles Rangel has decided to move his campaign office out of one of the four rent-stabilized units he leases in a Harlem luxury building. [NY Times]

And in Washington, Mr. Rangel is reportedly soliciting donations from corporations with business interests before the House Ways and Means Committee that he chairs to raise $30 million for a new academic center bearing his name. [The Washington Post]

Despite the F.A.A.’s introduction of new flight limits to curb airport delays, things have yet to improve at LaGuardia and Newark Airports. [NY Times]

The Port Authority has appointed a new Ground Zero project consultant with a checkered past. [NY Times]

Major League baseball players tempered Yankee Stadium nostalgia with memories of the stench, the rats, and some of the arena’s other undesirable attributes. [NY Times]

With fuel prices on the rise, New York City gas stations are facing a shortage of 4s and 5s at the pump. [NY Times]

The city has paid fees to the vacant-lot-cleaning division of the Department of Sanitation to remove tons of garbage from areas that did not need to be cleared, the City Comptroller charged yesterday. [NY Post]

The owners of Ammos, a Greek restaurant on Vanderbilt Avenue, have leased space for a new eatery at Douglas Durst’s new luxury building on West 57th Street; Marc Ecko Enterprises announced plans to open a new flagship on 42nd Street. [NY Post]

The seven-room home on the Amalfi Cost that Gore Vidal sold five years ago will be converted into a luxury, boutique hotel. [NY Post]

A Haitian exile with an allegedly spotty human rights record is being tried in a mortgage fraud case that opened yesterday. [NY Sun]

The owner of the collapsed crane that killed two workers in May is refusing to turn over maintenance documents unless lawyers for the victims’ families agree to a gag order. [NY Sun]

The city has set formal requirements for filmmakers to shoot in the city streets after years of lax regulations. [NY Sun]

Potential homeowners are facing another hurdle as mortgage insurers tighten the requirements for buyers to obtain insurance. [WSJ]

Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson convinced congress to approve a rescue plan for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that appears to have staved off crisis. [WSJ]

The Round-Up: Tuesday