NYC RFD: B’klyn Land Grab, TS Cowboy, P’p’ct Park Fireworks, EV Price War


No Land Grab is on fire today, especially when it comes to covering local media’s incurious attitude toward big developers. For example, when the Observer‘s Real Estate blog marvels that, in the current lending slump, Bruce Ratner got financing for his proposed residential tower at 80 Dekalb, No Land Grab rejoins, “It’s less of an achievement when the state housing authority is backing most of the bonds.”

Times Square’s Naked Cowboy tells the New York Post he’s in negotiations with somebody for a reality TV show. “[The winner] needs to be someone who is pure and awesome — like me,” says the NC.

For some reason they had fireworks before last night’s showing of Hairspray in Prospect Park. In honor of Isaac Hayes’ Birthday, perhaps?

Apartment Therapy pimps Moishe’s Movers. While it’s great that “Moishe’s is also Going Green this year, and is the first Green moving company on the East Coast,” maybe you don’t have $71-$131 an hour to spend, so E.V. Grieve directs your attention to a moving service price war in the East Village, with the per-man rate dropping from $20 to $19, $18, $17 and going down, down, down…