On the Market: MSG’s Permit Knocked Down to 10 Years; New York’s Beaches Are Not That Gross; Maybe the Manhattan Real Estate Market Isn’t So Hot After All

Four distressed Bronx buildings to get $28.6 M. in desperately-needed repairs. [Crain’s]
New York City’s beaches not as filthy as you probably thought they were. [Gothamist]
Mean streets: Park Slope’s Root Hill Burger pushed out by Pickle Shack. [Brownstoner]
Predictable house hunts: Couple with kid seeks Park Slope two-bedroom. [NYT]
Expect condos: West Village parking garage primed to hit market for $50 million. [TRD]
East Village townhouse trying for $8.45 M. after Annabelle Seldorf makeover. [Curbed]
And this triplex at 990 Fifth wants $50 M. Good luck with that, because… [Curbed]
Despite all the hullabaloo, the Manhattan housing market has been pretty flat. [WSJ]
City Council committee limits Madison Square Garden permit to 10 years. [Crain’s]
Cronut! One man’s story of waiting on line for the $5 pastry. [Gothamist]
Seward Park Library becomes a NYC landmark. [DNAinfo]
Broadway producer sues over shoddy pied-a-terre renovation. [Post]
Midtown condo sues computer maker after exploding laptop causes damage. [TRD]
Durst abandons push for Hudson River neighborhood improvement district. [CaptialNY]
International Gem Tower opens this week, filled with crazy anti-theft contraptions. [WSJ]

On the Market: MSG’s Permit Knocked Down to 10 Years; New York’s Beaches Are Not <em>That</em> Gross; Maybe the Manhattan Real Estate Market Isn’t So Hot After All