Missing the Old ‘Treats’ of the Meatpacking District

Chelsea: It used to be the tranny hookers on 14th Street who advertised as "Not too fancy, always delicious!" Now it's just the Treats Truck. [Vanishing New York]
Crown Heights: If the Slope's old armory gets to become a swank new athletic center, why not the one here? That's what council member Tish James wants to know… [Brownstoner]
Dumbo: Remember 2005, when it wasn't completely certain the neighborhood was going the way of a bourgeois, sanitized, amenity-rich enclave? Seems so long ago… [DumboNYC]
Hell's Kitchen: Time Out New York learns that the hood ain't just for thugs and tramps anymore, scoring it higher than the East and West Village. [Hell's Kitchen NYC]
Park Slope: OMG, the new debit-card machines at the food co-op actually work. That's so awesome! [Only the Blog Knows Brooklyn]
South Slope: What would this fifties family think if they knew that the home they vacated to make room for the Prospect Expressway is now the site of a dumpy unused park? That's a shondah. [Icky in Brooklyn]
Upper East Side: What we love most about this high-profile battle between a laundromat and a customer is that the launderer apparently changed his name from Todd Ofsink to Todd Layne. Isn't having "sink" in your name a good thing for a launderer? [78thand2nd]