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Astor Place to Get Slightly Less Life-Threatening

Scruffles are playing in the streets in Jackson Heights. Gays are scared for their Vespas in Chelsea. Some other group of people is turning in its Uzis in Clinton Hill. And everybody is reading our daily boroughs report.

A-Rod Indulges in Retail Therapy

Because we don't count Kabbalah as actual therapy. Plus, gossip on Brad Pitt, Heath Ledger, John Edwards, and Billy Joel in our daily column roundup.

There’s a Sloop on the Gowanus

Plus the Upper West Side gets "rods of falling water," and Flushing's Sky View Parc–condo dwellers get sludge-front property, in our daily neighborhood wrap-up.

Michel Gondry Moves to Historic East Williamsburg Block

You can find libido-enhancing maca in Jackson Heights, aspects of Frenchness in Boerum Hill and, speaking of French things, possibly filmmaker Michel Gondry in East Williamsburg. That and more in our head-choppingly wacky Bastille Day boroughs report.

‘Ugly Betty’ Watch Begins!

America and friends come to Dumbo, Betsey Johnson sells her Village penthouse and moves uptown, and the hipsters still haven't taken over the Giglio Feast in W'burg. That and more in our daily boroughs report!

The High Line: Now With Seating!

The old Domino Sugar plant keeps its cool sign, the Village likely loses a theater save its façade, and the High Line gains its first bench! More wins and losses in today's boroughs report.

The G Train: Helping Greenpoint Keep It Real

They're not too gentrified in Greenpoint to transcend the crummy G train, not too Ikea-fied in Red Hook to alienate Santogold, and not too cranky in Brooklyn Heights to bitch about smaller OJ cartons. So we're not too proud to say this: that and more in today's boroughs report!

The Golden Rule, Graffiti-Style

East Harlem's incoming big-box mall, Rockaway's unexpected turn, Gramercy's strange tenements within a condo, and even more, in today's boroughs report.

Scarlett Johansson Will Lay Her Head in Sutton Place

ScarJo buys a Sutton Place postwar, Billyburg and Greenpoint wait for their parks, and guilty liberal Slopies' rage toward Greenpeace panhandlers finally boils over. That and more in today's boroughs report.

Greenpoint Gets a Thematic Swimming Pool

A tourist treat in lower Manhattan, a vomit victim in Prospect Heights, and a paucity of pedagogy in Tribeca … all in our daily boroughs report!

Everybody's Sexy in Stuyvesant Town!

Busy, buzz-y bees transfix the UES, canine golden showers threaten the Tribeca ecosystem, and cool-coiffed Queens beep Helen Marshall rocks springtime style in Woodside. That and more in our breathless daily boroughs report.

A First Look at Studio B's New Rooftop Bar

Studio B’s rooftop was getting complaints from the neighbors even before it opened, but it was up and running this Friday when Brazilian Girls performed.