Skeletons Found in Washington Square Park

Greenwich Village: Renovations in Washington Square Park have uncovered human remains, and not for the first time in the park’s history: The site used to be a graveyard for the poor. [Gothamist]
Bedford-Stuyvesant: You all know cool little Brownstone Books in Stuy Heights, right? Well, it’s going to take over the bookstore at BAM, too. Wowza. [Bed-Stuy Blog]
Carroll Gardens: Some streets here will probably be reclassified as “narrow,” rather than “wide,” in order to impose new building-height limitations in these quaint parts. [Gowanus Lounge]

Chelsea: Now that a developer’s pulled out of what was supposed to be a fancy museum/banquet-hall redo of Pier 57, off 15th St. (where they held the 2004 RNC protesters), who knows what’ll happen there? [NYS via Curbed]
Flatbush: Rental developer in heavily Jewish area tries to lure hipster market with ad featuring cute young hipster wearing politically charged Arafat–type kaffiyeh scarf. Trendy or tone-deaf? [Curbed]
Fort Greene: Moments after you click, you will behold very likely the ugliest new building in the hood, if not the borough. Brace yourself. [Brownstoner]
Park Slope: They spent $16 million to put a swank track and field into the Armory, but it’s sitting there empty because there’s nobody to run it! What a Park Slope pity! [Brooklyn Paper]