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It Happened One Weekend: Let the Sunshine Out

1) Developer Steven Witkoff paid a $500,000 fee to break his contract with Corcoran Sunshine, instead opting for Prudential Douglas Elliman to market his Cipriani Club Residences. No word on whether bad Photoshopping was to blame. The whole ordeal takes an especially odd turn when Louise Sunshine cries rape, then is forced to awkwardly hang out with Pamela Liebman. [William Neuman/The Big Deal]
2) Someone better come up with a definitive name quick, because Donald Trump is eyeing the Hudson Square/WeVa/HoHo/SoVi area for what could be a 50-story hotel/residential complex. [Braden Keil/Gimme Shelter]
3) That two-bedroom duplex penthouse apartment at 740 Park Avenue may have just hit the market, but there is already an accepted offer for the $27.5 million asking price, in addition to two backup bids just in case the co-op board doesn't think the buyer is filthy rich enough. [Braden Keil/Gimme Shelter]
4) The New York Lunatic Asylum on Roosevelt Island?and they really should have kept the name?will now be The Octagon (top, right), a 500-unit luxury rental building that is throwing a bone to families by offering child care to 50 infants, toddlers and preschoolers (check 'em out). Studios start at $1,650 a month, which seems a little high for an area whose existence we still doubt. [Dakota Smith/NYPost]
5) Single chicks are way more likely to buy a home then single dudes. [NYTimes]
6) Identical twins from Crown Heights who have lived together on and off for their entire lives return to New York from Harvard Medical School, and the last thing they want to do is live together. Opposing condo hunts ensue, with positive results. [Joyce Cohen/The Hunt]