The Round-Up: Monday

Medical resident with no life has found the cure: Move to the East Village. [NY Times]

As management changes at the Chelsea Hotel, word comes of a number of new hotels planned for the neighborhood. [NY Times]

An ode to Park Slope. [NY Times]

A couple looks at over 100 apartments before deciding on a Tribeca loft. [NY Times]

An Italian manufacturer of espresso machines and a guy from Philly who made the smiley face “icon” famous in the 1970s are identified as having purchased spots at The Plaza. [NY Times]

Times Square’s role in the congestion pricing debate. [NY Times]

Mayor uses weekly radio address to lobby for congestion pricing. [NY1]

U2’s Bono and The Edge possibly looking for Manhattan digs at 360 West 11th Street. [NY Post]