Landlord to celebrate his release from jail with a vacation, steeper fines for construction violations, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
May 14, 2018 - 11:00AM

Notorious landlord Steve Croman, jailed for mortgage fraud, will soon be free to celebrate his release with a party in the Greek islands (New York Post)

Double cantilevered towers will jut out from a new building on Fourth Avenue in Park Slope, according to renderings (Brownstoner)

Contractors' violations of city stop-work orders at construction sites will bring steeper penalties starting next month (The Real Deal)

If you sleep without a top sheet (no judgment, but we’re not fans), there are a few things you should know about keeping your bedding clean (Apartment Therapy)

Raccoons are on the loose in Marine Park (Brooklyn Paper, previously)

Need inspiration for your kitchen makeover? Here are some creative designs for marble backsplashes (Apartment Therapy)



Jennifer White Karp

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