Is The Hotel Pennsylvania Outta Here?

Chelsea: Few care that the 1919 McKim, Mead and White–designed Hotel Pennsylvania will likely come down to make room for a way-high office tower. [NYO]
Greenpoint: Sassy blogger Miss Heather and a local named Bert are in a nasty e-fight over the whether Miss H’s blog helps or hurts the hood. [Newyorkshitty]
Greenwich Village: It’s official … Gray’s Papaya on 8th Street has endorsed Bloomberg for president, “because he walks the walk and talks the talk.” Sure, but does he bite the dog? [Blog Chelsea]

Times Square: It appears there’s an old-fashioned whorehouse on 50th Street called Bare Elegance! Just don’t ask for anything as sedate as a lap dance. [Gridskipper]
University Heights: OMG, these Bronx P.S. 226 kids are so cute … and they’re lucky to have Ray Romano’s brother as their health teacher, ‘cause he got Ray to nab big-time celebrity bucks for a $3 million gym for the kids. [WestBronxBlog]
Upper East Side: Now that it’s being repainted, should the Guggenheim façade go from off-white to its original pale yellow … or is that too “urine-y”? [Newsday]
Williamsburg: Both longtimers and hipsters dressed up their pups, or dressed up as pups, for the hood’s 21st-annual dog parade this weekend. [YouTube]