The Closing: Walmart Support; MePa Rents; City Island vs. Rockaways; Solow’s 11th-Hour Plans


Could it be? A poll shows that 64 percent of adults in NYC want Walmart to set up shop here. [NY1]

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Port Authority’s proposed toll hikes might be used to cover W.T.C. cost overruns. [NY Post]

Is City Island the next hipster haven or is it the Rockaways? [Brownstoner]

Hercules Fancy Grocery is leaving the West Village after more than 30 years in business. [DNAinfo]

Sheldon Solow submits a last-minute proposal for new UN tower. [Crain’s]

Yair Levy isn’t ready to give up yet: he’s filed an appeal of the decision to ban him from selling real estate. [The Real Deal]

Designer Zac Posen announces plans to open a meatpacking district store on Twitter. [DNAinfo]

Speaking of the meatpacking district, rents are going up because of these popular stores. [Bloomberg via Crain’s]