In This Week’s Observer…

Howard Lorber calls “bullshit” on list that doesn’t rank Dolly Lenz No. 1 amid nation’s brokers.

Details on Coldplay guitarist Jonny Buckland’s condo buy–mercifully, windows are sound-proof.

Leighton Candler is the new queen of Manhattan co-ops, y’all!

Some Upper West Siders (who else?) prepare to block Fordham’s expansion plans.

City expects Wall Street bonuses to be half what they were in ’07. Good luck with that.

Kent Swig, in his own words, on the Sheffield, Lehman Brothers and father-in-law Macklowe.

Buoyant local REITs like SL Green and Vornado slam to earth. Is this a good thing?

Boston Properties and Related buy slew of development rights on Eighth Avenue.

The Starrett City deal’s close to done. Or not.

Midtown has gotten a tad cheaper to occupy office space in.

P&G bar plans to move a few blocks, to Columbus. But what of its famous sign?

Ira Drukier and Richard Born on working with Robert De Niro and the folks at the Chelsea.

In This Week’s Observer…