The Closing: Lehman Brothers Makes a Profit From the grave; 'Park(ing) Day' = Annoying As One Might Have Assumed; The Watchtower Folks HAve Packed Up their Harry Chapin Records and Are Ready to Go

It looks like “Park(ing) Day” was as annoyingly twee as we’d feared. [StreetsBlog]

A very pithy quote about landmarking decisions (Apparently, it’s pretty insidery “involved” and we can’t quite follow it). [Curbed]

NYC shouldn’t take it personally, NYU is spreading itself out like a purple real estate fog overseas as well. [Capital NY]

Here’s a handy primer for this weekend’s “Brooklyn Book Festival” (Our tip?: Bring a sweater). [WNYC]

Some good news for the weekend: News AIDS cases in NYC are down 25% since last year alone. [NY Times]

What’s left of Lehman’s Brothers got $726 for its share of the Flatiron “Toy Building.” [Crain’s]

In case you were wondering, the “Barclays Center” will have security bollards per recent approval from Brooklyn’s CB2 (“What fresh whining will this bring?” wonders The Observer). [NY Times]

The Jehovah’s Witnesses are about to call it an era in Brooklyn Heights and move their global HQ to that county they bought Upstate. [Curbed]

What’s the meaning of this C? [Brownstoner]

The Closing: Lehman Brothers Makes a Profit From the grave; 'Park(ing) Day' = Annoying As One Might Have Assumed; The Watchtower Folks HAve Packed Up their Harry Chapin Records and Are Ready to Go