Staar Hammered by Thor

Coney Island: The eviction of the boardwalk’s beloved Lola Staar boutique is making mom-and-pops shake – even those friendly to megadeveloper Thor. [Gowanus Lounge]
Dumbo: The local improvement district wants you to help convince the MTA that there should be a better bus route through Dumbo! [DumboNYC]
Greenpoint: On her regular walk to photograph the local street turd, Newyorkshitty’s Miss Heather discovers an ice-cream shop coming to 97 Commercial Street. [Newyorkshitty]
Lower East Side: The Splasher, that anonymous defacer of street art, strikes again, this time all over beloved images on Ludlow Street. [Curbed]
Upper West Side: What’s up with the old Metro Theater on 99th and Broadway? The vintage marquee is intact, but it reads “Store for Rent,” and construction vehicles have been hauling away debris. [Curbed]
Williamsburg: The MTA fan plant on North 7th, which usually only rumbles loudly to life for a few hours at night, has been wheezing for several days on end. What mysteries lie within? [I’m Not Sayin’, I’m Just Sayin’]