Queens Means Never Having to Say You're Sorry for Being a Yuppie

Astoria: Locals find it odd (and oddly brave) that Queens wannabes aren't afraid to call themselves yuppies. [Astorians]
Brooklyn Heights: Look for a new floating swimming pool to show up between Piers 4 and 5 near Joralemon and Furman Streets over July 4 weekend. [NewYorkology]
Bushwick: The Bodega Wars: coming to a Brooklyn neighborhood near you. [BushwickBK]
Downtown Brooklyn: Plans to reopen, supersize, and add retail space to a shuttered detention house are getting slammed. [Brooklyn Eagle via McBrooklyn]
Forest Hills: Who'd have thought that this un-hip hood's simply getting a Trader Joe's would be enough to elicit sour grapes from Brooklynites? [Forest Hills 72]
Fort Greene: Thanks to pressure from a neighborhood Website, Zipcar is finally here! [Clinton Hill Blog ]
Harlem: Up here, you can buy the bootleg version of everything premium … including Magnum condoms. [Uptown Flavor]
Upper East Side: An elegant dinner party right in the cracker aisle in the city's classiest Korean market. [Upper East Side Informer]