The Closing: Mars Bar Fate; Bed Bugs in Luxe Buildings; Yorkville Foreclosure


Is there still hope for Mars Bar, or does a Health Department shutdown mark the permanent end? [NY Observer]

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Another sad end: Borders announced that it will liquidate and stores could start their going-out-of-business sales Friday. [Journal]

Battery Park City attracts a lot of families who love the Riverhouse fish tanks. [NY Times]

Living near the High Line sounds great—until you move in and realize your life is now on display for park-goers. [NY Post]

The American Institute of Architects is closer to getting its Architect Barbie dream house. [MediaBistro]

A Yorkville apartment building is now in foreclosure. [The Real Deal]

Unused public housing projects could become the new homes of charter schools. [Crain’s]

Clinton Hill building will need a new architect now that Scarano is out. [Curbed NY]

New developments are wiping out some of the culture of the East Village. [NY Times]

Oppenheimer & Co. is moving to 85 Broad Street. [NY Post]

A stalled condo development in Queens will become affordable housing. [Crain’s]

Even luxury buildings like The Lyric have bedbug problems, and this Upper West Side man wants to make sure they’re aware. [Curbed NY]

Father and son brokers come together at Brown Harris Stevens. [The Real Deal]