Parched Residents Demand Clinton Hill Beer Garden

Clinton Hill: Thanks to the advocacy of Clinton Hill Blog–master Robin Lester, you might not have to go to Astoria's beer garden anymore. [Gothamist via Clinton Hill Blog]
Fort Greene: Will the guy who eats local fauna get a visit from the authorities soon? [Brooklyn Record]
Greenpoint: Do we detect just a touch of resentment from blogger Miss Heather now that someone else is stealing some of her anti-poop thunder? [Newyorkshitty]
Harlem: When the BBC shot in Sylvia's last week, tempers flared over crime and gentrification. [Uptown Flavor]
Midwood: Poaching of Brooklyn parrots is on the decline, but it will take several years to repopulate the bird colonies. [Gowanus Lounge]
Rosedale-Laurelton: Denizens of this quaint stretch of Queens are fed up with zoning that allows for McMansions on small plots — and they yelled at a councilman to prove it. [NYDN]
Washington Heights: Someday, the gentrification chroniclers will look back and say it all started with the loss of the cheap roast-chicken place. [NYPress]