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WSJ: T Minus Four Months Until Stuyvesant Town Defaults

Sources tell the paper that, at maximum, the investment group headed by Tishman Speyer and BlackRock has until February before they run out of cash to service their debt on the massive property.

By Chris Rovzar

Stuy Town Troubles Deepen

The huge East Side housing complex's cash problem is leading to layoffs.

By Tim Murphy

Is Schnabel’s Palazzo Chupi in Crisis? Schay It Isn’t Scho!

Is Julian Schnabel's big, pink Palazzo Chupi in the West Village so sleepy that the doormen are giving tours to any old passerby? That and more blasphemous rumors from Sunnyside Gardens, Dumbo, and Park Slope in today's boroughs report.

By Tim Murphy

Ikea Buses for All — Even Recovering Heroin Addicts!

Stuy Town laundry thieves are being surveilled, Carroll Gardens raccoon cheerleaders speak out, Ikea bus riders forego affordable design for methadone, and much more, in our 'Ruby Tuesday' boroughs roundup.

The Maple-Syrup Smell Returns!

Crown Heights unites against a homeless center, Snug Harbor gets ready to rock, and more in our week's-end boroughs report.

Stuy Town Residents Finally Get to Have Puppies!

Cuddly, scrumptious puppies! The people who live there must be so happy! Or not: "We will now have sidewalks like the rest of the city with puddles of urine and smears of dog poop," grumbles one. All this and more in our daily roundup of neighborhood news.

Cobble Hill Is All Afflutter Over Alex McCord

Chelsea: Jack White stopped by the Chelsea Hotel the other day*, in full fur-coat regalia, to soak up some of Bob Dylan's residual energy from the place in order to prepare for his upcoming album with the rock hero. [Living With Legends] Cobble Hill: This neighborhood blog is all excited that Alex McCord is one of the crackpot stars of The Real Housewives of New York City. They've started an open-comments thread. But no one has an opinion yet. Chime in! [Cobble Hill Blog] Gowanus: A new south Brooklyn neighborhood coalition, which includes residents of Red Hook, Gowanus, and Carroll Gardens, is preparing to fight for your right to gentrify! Or, you know, stop gentrification. As the case may be. [Gowanus Lounge]

Charles Gasparino Is a Good Tipper

Charles Gasparino
Name: Charles Gasparino
Job: CNBC's hunky on-air editor. Also, author of the recent bestseller, King of the Club: Richard Grasso and the Survival of the New York Stock Exchange.
Age: 40s. (How's that for a hedge?)
Neighborhood: Stuyvesant Town

Who's your favorite New Yorker, living or dead, real or fictional? My dad. The last man I knew to have such a distinct, New York accent that he used to pronounce the words toilet "terlet" and oil "earl"

What's the best meal you've eaten in New York? Spaghetti with cherry tomatoes at San Pietro. In one sentence, what do you actually do all day in your job? Scream at sources to get stories, scream at producers to put them on CNBC, and then scream at editors to get more time for stories that I'm writing.

Okay, Now Who Leaves a Kitten on a Rooftop?

Brooklyn Heights: Rumors are burbling that the hood's symphonically hyped "Subway Cyrano" saga — where a guy reconnected with his subway crush after searching for her via an online vid — is a Lonelygirl-type hoax. Wouldn't that be sad? [Brooklyn Heights Blog] East Village: Sure, two low-paid young'uns can share a $3,000 Stuy Town one-bedroom. If they bring along their $1,000 pressurized wall. [Hunt Grunt] Flatbush: Several cats have been abandoned on a rooftop! And they're scared and hungry! [Only the Blog Knows Brooklyn]

Council Members Finally Wonder, Hey, What's Up With the F Train?

Coney Island: City Councilmen Simcha Felder of Borough Park and Dominic Recchia of Coney Island get behind an F Express plan, demanding the MTA to explain its foot-dragging. [Second Avenue Sagas] Dumbo: There are only three days left to appreciate the Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition’s outdoor art display at Empire-Fulton Ferry and Brooklyn Bridge Parks. It's actually quite nice – and you haven't done much appreciating lately. [DumboNYC] Staten Island: Prosecutors have charged a handyman in a string of break-ins on the North Shore, but stop short of saying they've ended the notorious North Shore Burglar's reign of terror. Man, Staten Island rules. [Staten Island Advance] Stuyvesant Town: Stuy Town's new ad campaign reads, "Live closer to Greenwich Village than Greenwich, CT." Mm. We didn't know Connecticut was so, um, dormy. [Stuyvesant Town] West Bronx: Max Roach, the legendary jazz drummer, will be buried on Friday at Woodlawn Cemetery, near the tombs of Miles Davis and Duke Ellington. [West Bronx News] West Village: The Jefferson Market Library on Sixth Avenue is finally going to get its makeover. Knowing you, you're just going to start complaining about the scaffolding. [Curbed]