The Round-Up: Friday

The TKTS booth—with its dazzling red bleachers—debuts at Times Square. [NY Times]

Six small businesses weather Wall Street’s storm. [NY Times]

MTA to turn its subway stations—even the tunnels between them—into giant advertisements. [NY Times]

City’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to move to Gotham Center—a new $316 million office building in Long Island City. [NY Times]

Rep. Kucinich may move to prosecute officials involved in the controversial appraisal of Yankee Stadium and the sale of $900 million in tax-free bonds. [NY Times]

The Brooklyn-based ocean liner Queen Elizabeth 2 shoves off for its final trans-Atlantic journey. [NY Times]

For the increasing number of couples moving to their vacation homes after retirement, it’s about staying busy and staying connected. [NY Times]

Instead of schlepping luggage between your two homes, try keeping a weather-appropriate wardrobe at each. [NY Times]

As a long-prized second-home destination, New London, New Hampshire offers an “air of quiet sophistication.” [NY Times]

New York’s hot young firm SHoP Architects transforms the city’s skyline. [NYDN]

Brooklyn homes may be cheaper, but getting a mortgage is tougher than ever. [NYDN]

Queens tenants of Vantage Properties stage a protest over claims of harassment. [NYDN]

A YMCA finally coming to the Arverne by the Sea development in the Rockaways. [NYDN]

Real estate mogul Yair Levy charged with assault after attacking his business partner with an ice bucket. [NY Post]

Truman Capote’s Hamptons home listed for $14.6 million; pop producer James Guercio puts his 80,000 acres of Wyoming land on the market for $75 million. [WSJ]

Home construction falls 6.3 percent to its lowest level in 17 years. [WSJ]

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