The Round-Up: Wednesday

City budget office not quite sure where that extra $16 million for Bronx parks came from. [NY Times]

About that much needed annually to maintain the more-hypothetical-everyday Brooklyn Bridge Park! [NY Post]

Part of 575 Fifth Avenue turned into commercial condo. [NY Post]

S&P/Case-Shiller index finds city home prices dove record amount in November 2008, losing 1.8 percent in a month. [NY Post, WSJ]

As if brokers weren’t desperate enough, Elliman dangles car keys for a done deal at Madison Ave. townhouse (second item). [NY Post]

Verizon takes full three floors in Rudin-owned midtown tower. [GlobeSt]

Doctors may be the only ones to always get their loan. [NY Times]

South Street subway station opening delayed by four-hundredths of an inch. [NY Times, NYDN]

Ten lines delayed regularly because of faulty doors. [NY Post]

Grouchy riders may want to start grading subways on a curve. [NY Times] The Round-Up: Wednesday