The Round-Up: Thursday

Bush invites Obama and McCain to White House as Congress works into the night to reach a deal on the administration’s $700 billion bailout plan. [NY Times]

How NYC Transit ended up paying millions of dollars extra for bus fuel. [NY Times]

What New Yorkers can help tourists with even after Google Transit. [NY Times]

Nixing the city’s free E-ZPasses may make relations tough with the MTA. [NY Times]

Upper East Side deli adding a surcharge for energy use to every purchase. [NY Times]

Ellis Island Museum plans to expand. [NY Times]

Britney Spears puts her California home on the market for $7.9 million. [NYDN]

Building 320-square-foot homes for the poor out of shipping containers. [NYDN]

Ikea reduces shuttle service. [NYDN]

Bloomberg and redevelopment opponents prepare for a final confrontation as the City Planning Commission approves Willets Point plan. [NYDN]

Homeowners and brokers do whatever they can to sell homes in these troubled times. [NY Post]

Gimme Shelter: Justin Timberlake and Jessice Biel shop for condos; a $70 million Pierre Hotel triplex celebrates its fourth year on the market; FiDi sets record for a single unit sale; Eric Lindros lists his One Morton Square condo for $6.3 million. [NY Post]

It’s all about the fillips. [NY Sun]

Amid a stormy economy, small brokerages seek shelter under bigger, more established firms. [NY Sun]

More New Yorkers are losing their deposits as properties once considered sold return to the market. [NY Sun]

“Black September” has arrived. [NY Sun]

Banks to shed branches in Manhattan. [NY Sun]

City streets to be renamed after fallen New Yorkers. [NY Sun]

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