The Round-Up: Friday

Bush’s bailout package in jeopardy, as Congressional talks suddenly collapse. [NY Times]

By simplifying Calatrava’s transit mezzanine, Port Authority officials promise 9/11 memorial will be done in time for anniversary. [NY Times]

Starrett City receives final four bids. [NY Times]

Study shows elevators at public housing developments failed most of their recent inspections. [NY Times]

Cuomo subpoenas L.I.R.R. and Railroad Retirement Board officials. [NY Times]

Nashville’s own Midtown offers great second-home possibilities. [NY Times]

Maryland’s Smith Island—a getaway at “the end of the earth.” [NY Times]

Can’t find the funds for that second home? Write a novel. [NY Times]

How your apartment can make or break a relationship. [NYDN]

Tishman Speyer shakes things up at Stuy Town. [NYDN]

An unusual home auction in wealthy Greenwich, but will buyers show up? [NYDN]

Brooklyn’s first Trader Joe’s opens this morning. [NYDN]

Government agencies finally succeed in convicting Queens marina owner of wrongdoing—this time for dumping raw sewage into Jamaica Bay. [NYDN]

Real-life Erin Brockovich to go after asbestos polluters with the help of a big-time NYC law firm. [NY Post]

Bed bugs infest NYC housing courts. [NY Sun]

Tappan Zee Bridge to be replaced, not repaired. [NY Sun]

Port Authority set to miss yet another deadline to turn the land for Tower 2 over to WTC developer Larry Silverstein. [NY Sun]

WaMu sold to J.P. Morgan in largest bank failure in U.S. history. [WSJ]

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