Long Island City Still Arriving

Bay Ridge: Ferry service between here and Staten Island restored? Or only for April fools? [Bay Ridge Blog]
Coney Island: In full party drag, the Mermaid Parade gang stormed City Hall last week to denounce developer Thor Equities’ imminent Coney redo. [Curbed]
East Village: Area playwright Israel Horowitz isn’t the only one lamenting the likely death of the 13th Street Repertory theater, a fixture since 1972. [NYC Blocks]
Harlem: Will a W Hotel open at Frederick Douglas Boulevard and 124th Street? [Harlem Fur]
Long Island City: The area can rest easy knowing that one of the free subway dailies has decided it has finally “arrived.” [amNY]
Park Slope: Outrage unleashed! Neighbor dis R&A Bike Shop for poor customer service. [Daily Slope]
Upper East Side: Three of the biggest real-estate sales in Manhattan since 2005 were on East 78th between Fifth and Madison, including a $45 mil purchase by Mayor Mike. [The Real Deal]