The Closing: Gay Marriage as Hotels Boon; H&H Loyalists Cry Out


Extell’s U.N. building closes for $114.05 million. [The Real Deal]

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Same-sex marriage law might lead to hotel industry boom? NYC is now being marketed as the “gay wedding destination in the U.S.” [Crain’s]

The mayor has found a way to circumvent all that red tape—pilot programs. [NY Times]

Taconic is suing the seller of a Hudson Street condo building for using it as a pawn to increase the sale price. [Journal]

A stalled residential development site in Clinton Hill sells for $1.2 million. [Brooklyn Eagle]

M.T.A. is asking Upper East Side residents to do something they probably aren’t used to—beg for money. [NY Post]

Red Rocket Tattoo is expanding with a move just one block up in midtown. [DNAinfo]

“We don’t want another bank here”—Upper West Siders rally at Riverside Park to preserve H&H Bagels. [Gothamist]

They’re cropping up like Starbucks. Sephora plans new location in Meatpacking District. [Racked NY]

The owner of a Tribeca building lists it for $18 million after paying $9 million for it. [Real Estate Weekly]