New Zoning Laws Make Queens Boulevard Even Uglier

Brooklyn Heights: Looks like the popular eatery Le Petit Marche (there's no "e" on Petit, people, it's masculin!) is getting a fancy face-lift. [Brooklyn Heights Blog]
Fort Greene: The landmarks commish last month gave the nod to the Carlton Mews Project — which, remarkably, everyone seems to love. [Brownstoner]
Harlem: Now that H&H bagels are at Saurin Parke Café it requires 24-hour police surveillance. [Harlem Fur]
Hell's Kitchen: After two pedestrians were killed and one injured by vehicles on Ninth Avenue, it's Manhattan's latest "Boulevard of Death." [Streetsblog]
Park Slope: You think all those Saabs and Volvos cruising Seventh Avenue are just out wildin'? Nah, they're looking for parking … because, a new study finds, there isn't any. [Gowanus Lounge]
West Village: Longstanding and beloved bistro Florent, the last bohemian holdout of the newly flashy meatpacking district, is now taking credit cards. Sacre bleu! [Blog Chelsea]
Woodside: The upzoning of Queens Boulevard has led to ugly, cheap buildings too tall for the area. [Queens Crap]