Enjoy Increased Public Space, for a Limited Time

Bay Ridge: A construction dispute between two neighbors has escalated into an outer-borough version of the Hatfields and McCoys. [Brooklyn Eagle via McBrooklyn]
Carroll Gardens: Get ready for an eight-story building on Smith Street and 2nd Place. [Curbed]
Dumbo: The gritty Pearl Street Triangle will become a charming, Pratt Institute–conceived public plaza … for the summer at least. [Fort Greene/Clinton Hill Courier via Streetsblog]
Greenpoint: It takes more than generic Pine-Sol to make this place smell good. [Newyorkshitty]
Long Island City: A branch of Dumbo-based Recycle a Bicycle has come to 5th Street, and locals approve. [LICNYC]
Park Slope: Movie-shooting season makes parking even scarcer. [Gowanus Lounge]
Stuyvesant Town: The true mark of a city cyclist is getting “doored” for the first time. [Tommy Lane’s Web Log]