New Plaza Chef Buys in Harlem
  • It was announced back in February that chef Joel Antunes would depart Atlanta's Joël to take over as executive chef of The Oak Room at the Plaza. Now he's finally closed on an apartment in town. Antunes and his wife Ellen paid $2.036 million for a three-bedroom, fourth-floor apartment (plus a parking space) at 111 Central Park North. [Cityfile]
  • Texas oil executive Paul Foster, the CEO of Western Refineries, has paid $12.7 million for a 2,632-square-foot apartment at the Time Warner Center. [Real Deal]
  • Now that he's retired from the Mets, Mike Piazza is finding more time for real estate. The former catcher, who recently bought a $10 million eight-bedroom manse in Miami, is now trying to sell his old home, a 3,300-square-foot South Beach condo for $4.9 million. [WSJ]
  • DMX's townhouse in Harlem sold yesterday for just 120K. [Curbed]