Brits Complain About How Expensive New York Is

Battery Park City: Move over, David Rockwell and your high-tech playground, there’s another kid in the sandbox. Frank Gehry’s now designing a $4 million kiddiespace for the Battery. [Gothamist]
Chelsea: The London Times complains about how much it costs to call London from New York ($35 for five minutes from the Chelsea Hotel). But doesn’t everyone just use cell phones? [London Times via Living with Legends]
Hell’s Kitchen: Locals meet tonight to formulate their official suggestions for desnarling congestion on Ninth Avenue near the Lincoln Tunnel. Good luck to them. [Streetsblog]
Park Slope: Enrique Norten will follow Richard Meier as the next starchitect in the area, designing a swank condo on Garfield Place, complete with English garden. [Brooklyn Eagle via Brownstoner]
Willets Point: Wi-Fi at Shea Stadium? Not so much. [East Village Idiot]
Williamsburg: Sweet! Get inside the Domino Sugar factory. [BlueJake]