Trying to Get to Know Your East Village Neighbors? Don't.

Carroll Gardens: Fussy organic types will be delighted to hear that a McDonald's may be coming to Court Street. Meanwhile, the Blessed Mother visited controversial development site 360 Smith Street. [Curbed and Gowanus Lounge]
Greenpoint: They don't appreciate being serenaded beneath their windows with a guitar at 1 a.m. around here. Funny, that. [11222]
East Village: It's sweet when people move here from Virginia and invite their neighbors in for cookies. They'll learn. [East Village Idiot]
Harlem: Less-than-accurate tour-bus guides are dissing the hood right into their megaphones … even while they plug the H&M there. [NYP]
Prospect Heights: Who is scamming area yard-salers by asking them to break his fake $20 bills? And just when this nabe was getting hot. Tsk, tsk. [DailyHeights]
Roosevelt Island: The winged progeny of Central Park West celebuhawk Pale Male may be roosting here. Talk about generational downward mobility. [Roosevelt Islander]