Morning Links: Russell Simmons’ Yard Sale; Food Fight in Flushing


NYCHA has spent $450,000 on a temporary boiler at an apartment complex in Brooklyn, and there’s not a new permanent boiler yet. (NYDN)

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Distressed housing in poor neighborhoods changes hands, but do conditions change for tenants? (NYT)

Long Island City starting to look more like a city, less like Long Island. (WSJ)

Russell Simmons is having a yard sale; the $200,000 is sure to go quick. (NYP)

The M.T.A. apparently loves overtime. (NYP)

Non-Asians feel left out of Flushing, especially in the supermarket. (WSJ)

Douglas Durst is officially almost an official owner of 1 WTC. (NYT)