Archive for January 25th, 2010

The Implications Of The Stuytown Default

In many respects, the non-news of the day was the decision by Tishman Speyer Properties to hand back to the lenders its Peter Cooper Village and Stuyvesant Town apartment complex. This particular train wreck has been a foregone conclusion for the better part of a year. Yet, it generated considerable attention in the blogosphere. Why […]

Let Them Watch Spring Training (Apologies To Marie Antoinette)

Never let it be said that politicians in Arizona or probably for that matter elsewhere don’t have their eye on the ball. This from the Arizona Republic needs little embellishment: The City of Mesa is trying to keep the Cubs in town. The Mesa City Council took the controversial step of agreeing to build the […]