Even car companies like Mini want to be lifestyle brands and they’re opening up a rooftop space to prove it. During the day it’s a park at night a party venue. |NYT|
In other roof news, vegetation on top makes buildings more eco-friendly. |NYT|
Over zealous cops from Minneapolis returned confiscated equipment to NYC videographers in town to cover police misconduct before and during the RNC. |Newsday|
Wall Street crumbling: “The city’s Independent Budget Office has estimated that by June 2009 about 33,000 finance jobs will have been lost.” |Metro|
Was the mob responsible for Spitzer’s hooking loving downfall? |NYP|
The Parks Department is teaming with anti-Semites. |NYDN|
The city is encouraging municipal workers to bike to work, expands parking for cycling commuters. |CityRoom|