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NYC discovers Jersey City, Brooklyn discovers Queens, thieves hit 740 Park Ave, StreetEasy sells for $50m and more

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Getting priced out of the city?  Join the rest of the gang and check out Jersey City. Yes, that Jersey City  (New York Times)...

...Meanwhile, cash-strapped Brooklynites cross over the Queens border into Ridegewood (New York Times, previously)

While the rich are in the Hamptons, thieves get busy at 740 Park Avenue (CNN.com)

How hot is NYC real estate?  Local real estate site StreetEasy.com snapped up by Zillow for $50 million (New York Times)

One Cobble Hill couple makes it easier for peeping Toms to watch them in their glass shower (Gothamist)

Live in a luxe Chelsea rental? Here's why your doorman may be giving you the stinkeye (Gothamist)

Where’s all the affordable housing in NYC? A report finds that the city needs to do more for low-to-middle-income households (New York Times)

Afraid of natural disasters? You might have to give up the city and move to upstate New York (or Ohio!) instead (The Atlantic Cities)

5 signs of co-op/condo fraud (Habitat Magazine)

Welcome to Greenpoint, the worst neighborhood in Brooklyn--at least that’s how it seems to some (Gothamist)

Bloomberg wants public housing tenants fingerprinted (Daily News)

 

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