The Closing: More Walmart Goodies; Goldsmith Shine Wears Off; Best Apartment Hook-Ups


First free breakfast for local supporters and now money for environmental projects—Walmart is determined to gain support for its possible first NYC store. [Crain’s]

After 14 months, Stephen Goldsmith ditches his post as deputy mayor. [NY Times]

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MoMA closes on American Folk Art Museum buy. [The Real Deal]

Attention, preps: J Crew is opening a men’s store in Columbus Circle. [Women’s Wear Daily]

A new website wants to know about the best apartment you’ve ever hooked up in. [NY Daily News]

Another piece of a 200-year-old ship was discovered at the World Trade Center site. [DNAinfo]

Fire during tea time at the Waldorf Astoria. [NY Post]

Sam Chang sells 32 Pearl Street to Hersha Hospitality Trust for $28.7 million. [Real Estate Weekly]

9/11 Memorial releases more tickets for opening week. [NY Times]

Owner of 785 Eighth Avenue files for bankruptcy protection. [Bloomberg]

Concrete-testing lab might have faked results for major projects around the city, including Yankee Stadium and the Lincoln Tunnel. [NY Post]

CIM Group is on a roll, close to picking up another stalled construction site loan. [Crain’s]