Evening Links: Our Decelerating Economy; Imam’s Stand on Ground Zero; Bloomberg’s Skivvies



Park51 imam breaks silence on ground zero controversy. (NYT) 

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Real estate exec lists condo for $26.3 million. (Real Deal

The Fed’s “beige book” puts it blandly, saying “on balance” New York’s economy is decelerating. (MarketWatch

Residential sales listings rose in August. (Reuters

Bad news for failing homebuilders: even hedge funds can’t save you. (WSJ

Bloomberg kicks off Fashion Week in Hermes tie and Bloomingdale’s boxers. (Crain’s