Phat Tats No Longer Available in Quaint Cobble Hill

Cobble Hill: The very popular Brooklyn Tattoo Shop is leaving the hood. [Brooklyn Heights Blog]
Dumbo: Two generally accepted truths debunked in one article: New York has outpriced artists, and the members of the Walentas family are a bunch of scrooges. [NYT]
Fort Greene: Attention, 124 Dekalb Avenue: Spike Lee has left the building. [Brownstoner]

Prospect Lefferts Garden: Wow, check out this new glass tower here. It’s going to have huge LED displays that change color — but we bet whatever tint they come up with, it won’t, um, match. [Curbed]
Staten Island: A dude in Clifton whose 12-year-old flashed a girl was prescient enough to order her not to tell anyone. She, however, was prescient enough to only tell the cops. [Staten Island Advance]
Williamsburg: The new lights at the McCarren pool were left on all night and day, and may not be turned off for ten days. Oh, and also, they make the whole area (including inside people’s apartments) as light as day. [Gowanus Lounge]