The Closing: Gaga for Barneys; Second Avenue Subway Stops Rumbling; Elaine’s Makes History


This is one Christmas window display you won’t want to miss—Lady Gaga is taking over Barneys at Madison Avenue. [NY Post]

SEE ALSO: Barneys Shuttering Upper West Side Store After More Than a Decade

How Crown Heights has changed 20 years after the riots. [NY Daily News via Brownstoner]

The amount of distressed assets in Manhattan is finally shrinking. [Crain’s]

Upper East Side residents might finally get some peace; no more late-night blasts from Second Avenue subway construction. [NY Times]

Work apparel manufacturer signs on for 5,300 square feet at a Garment Center building. [The Real Deal]

Bloomberg addresses flood damage and announces plans for commercial space in Brooklyn’s Municipal Building. [NY1]

State judge dismisses lawsuit against Upper West Side charter school. [NY Times]

Great-grandmother, a victim of a subprime mortgage scheme, refuses to leave her Bed-Stuy home. [NY Daily News]

Some Elaine’s memorabilia will go to the New York historical society. [NY Times]