We learned that:
- The city will owe a lot of money to service its debt, Bill Thompson says.
- Apartment vacancy rates to rise but roommates may save some nabes.
- Hedge funder bought Kitty Carlisle Hart's old 1185 Park penthouse for $19 million.
- Hamptons home sales plunged over 41 percent annually in 4Q 2008.
- The North Fork experienced a sharp drop as well.
- Investment sales under $100 million will have rough '09, Bob Knakal says.
- Real estate will feel the big plunge in Wall Street bonuses.
- Jerry Nadler gets $3 billion more for transit projects in federal stimulus.
- Brooklyn Navy Yard and subway stations among candidates for federal stimulus.
- Asking for 740 Park duplex chopped by $9 million!
- SL Green's 16 Court is 22 percent vacant and getting creative to lure tenants.
- Sloane Mansion on East 68th slashes its asking by $10 million.
- Larry Silverstein disagrees with Chris Ward over trade center site transparency.
- Lee Sander said the M.T.A.'s "very close" to new state funding.
- There's a deli in Red Hook that was sad to see The Real World go.
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