Sir Ben Kingsley Goes to Columbia Heights

Brooklyn Heights: Nice to see that the new, lime-green bike lane is getting used … by motor vehicles, that is, while bikers brave the middle of the street. [Flickr via Curbed]
Bushwick: If you complain enough, trash heaps eventually get cleaned up, even here. [BushwickBK]
Columbia Heights: You lost your parking spot to The Wackness, a movie starring Ben Kingsley that's shooting here through tomorrow. [Brooklyn Heights Blog]
Greenpoint: A local blogger recommends avoiding the Greenpoint Hotel. [11222]
Harlem: Graceline Court, that peach-trimmed, cantilevered condo-in-progress on West 116th, has been issued a stop-work order. But why? [Harlem Fur]
Red Hook: The container port here may not be supplanted by a bigger cruise-ship port after all. [Curbed]
South Jamaica: Locals fret that area vandals will shatter the hood's swank new glass Cemusa bus shelter. [Progressive Southside]
Sunnyside: Now that the hood has been landmarked, when will plans to refurbish the Sunnyside Arch, two years on the table, finally become reality? [Queens Chronicle via OuterB]
West Village: Rose's Turn, the legendary Grove Street piano bar, will have its last sing-along this Sunday. Thank God there's still Marie's Crisis down the street! [Lost New York City]