Captain Lou Albano has passed on, but Cyndi Lauper is alive and well, blue-haired and filming in Meatpacking:
Brendan Patrick Hughes writes about this blog in Next American City--and the cover story is about Bloomberg's doomed third term. You can get a copy at St. Marks Bookshop.
"Lease me now, love me forever" begs the desperate retail space that used to be the gorgeous Gordon Novelty Shop. A senseless loss. [Restless]
The Disneyfication of the Deuce continues--as plans for a car-free mall with monorail emerge. [NYT]
The Bowery really is getting a flea market. For trendy, buzzy, hip people. [EVG]
Who doesn't love accordions? Take a visit to Main Squeeze. [BB]
Soapbox readers take Washington Square Park. [WSP]
StuyTown "in danger of imminent default...signaling the beginning of what is expected to be a wave of commercial-property failures." [STLL]