Poor Rockaway. First we hear that the "boardwalk is the new Bedford Avenue," now condo sellers are putting out the call directly to hipsters in The Wave: "Be on the cusp of the new Williamsburgh [sic]!"
Ray is officially an American citizen. [Villager]
The epic tale of 7 1/2, 9, and 11 Second Avenue, where Mars Bar and a whole lot of history is about to fall. [NYT]
Older Chelsea residents don't like being gawked at by High Line walkers, "People take pictures and wave at you when you're alone in your home. It's voyeuristic, and there's zero privacy." But the young folks love it. [Curbed]
"A plan to save the working waterfront from the encroachment of pretty things in Bloomberg's New York." [CNY]
Who fits into "our vision" for Coney Island--and who doesn't? [NYT]
Check out History Pin--a map with old pictures attached to it.
Chinatown's street vendors are being kicked out from under the Manhattan Bridge by the NYPD. [Gothamist]
What's coming to 14th between 2nd and 3rd? [EVG]
Checking in with LES Jewels. [NMNL]
Get your genuine Coney Island kittens. [ATZ]