Anyone else feel the need to run from your desk and into the wild?
If you ever needed to know how *not* “New York” the “New York Post” is, let this be your guide.
Brooklyn neighborhoods explained
Rose Associates manages Stuytown, the residential complex at the edge of the East Village, where some residents have complained about transients and bedbugs coming in through the site. The residence’s manager, Rose Associates, has declared Airbnb-ing illegal and says it is “aggressively” pursuing legal action against residents who rent their apartments through the site.
“We are directing our efforts at the tenants,” he said. “To attempt to control the actions of websites with which we have no relationship or connection would not be a productive activity.”
Huguette Clark, the 104-year-old copper heiress whose intensely reclusive lifestyle and collection of empty mansions has made her the subject of public curiosity in recent years, died this morning at Beth Israel Medical Center, where she had been registered under a pseudonym.
Clark is best known in New York City real estate circles as the owner of a 42-room spread at 907 Fifth Avenue valued at around $100 million, though she hadn’t been seen there since she was hospitalized 20 years ago. (via The Real Deal)
Image: Taken in 1930, this is the last known photo of Huguette Clark. (AP)
Totally fascinating story. MSNBC has the full write-up: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/39006900/ns/business-huguette_clark_mystery/
She let go of a Star Trek lunch box, but kept a box of costumes, including one of former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin.
Kiss, Kiss, Bang, Bang