You Can Still Get That Good Unsafe Feeling in Dumbo

Bay Terrace: A guy in this Queens burg claims that cops have singled him out for ticketing. Hey, his Chevy Tahoe’s not the only SUV that sticks out over the sidewalk because area driveways weren’t built for megavehicles! [Queens Chronicle]
Chelsea: Apparently 24th Street between Sixth and Seventh avenues was closed down today because window glass was falling from the new, 40-story Stratus, the hood’s tallest building. What a pane! [Curbed]
Dumbo: The walk to venerable Gleason’s Gym may not feel edgy anymore — “but inside you still get that unsafe feeling. And it feels good. Men are beating each other…The room seethes with aggression.” Hey, we’re there! [Vanishing NY]

East Village:: Two muggers tried to shoot a guy in the face and steal his $8,000 Jesus bling but failed on both counts. Was it an Easter miracle? [NYP]
Kingsbridge: It’s official: Über-developer Related will revamp the armory in this Bronx hood, with plans to put in a big-box store, cinema, gym, and bank branch, but not what locals wanted most: two new schools. [NYDN]
Prospect Heights: Amid the economic downturn, Bruce Ratner’s controversial Atlantic Yards project, conceived as a sixteen-tower, $4 billion megaproject, has been stalled, with only the arena and two residential buildings looking certain, while the much-talked-about Miss Brooklyn skyscraper lacks an anchor tenant and won’t be built without one. [Brooklyn Paper via NYT]
Village: Residents of Washington Square Village, the super-blocks just south of the park of the same name, “freaked out” at a meeting where WSV owner NYU brought up possible, far-off changes to the area. [Villager]