David Byrne Buys Chelsea Penthouse

• Musician David Byrne has picked up a new condo in Chelsea. The former frontman of the Talking Heads paid $3.875 million for a four-bedroom penthouse at 231 Tenth Avenue, which first went on the market for $5.2 million back in 2008. [Cityfile]
• After more than a year and a half of price cuts, Karen and David Fleiss have finally unloaded their apartment at 1030 Fifth Avenue. Part of it, at least. The couple first listed the duplex for $47.5 million in June of 2008 before deciding to list the lower floor on its own for $15 million. The price was reduced to $9.95 million back in June. Now they've managed to find a buyer for it. The third-floor apartment was sold for $8.898 million to Richard Duke Buchan III and his wife, Hannah. [NYC Co-op]

George Stephanopoulos and his wife, actress Ali Wentworth, have paid $3.5 million for a 4,500-square-foot home in East Hampton. [WSJ]
• Interior designer Cindy Rinfret has put her 14,000-square-foot home in Greenwich up for sale. The Tuscan-style house, which features its very own bocce court, is on the market for $14.5 million. [WSJ, CB]