The Afternoon Wrap: Tuesday

Word in the ‘Burg is that a dry-cleaner on North 8th and Bedford is being booted to make way for a doggie-diner. While we find canine-targeted retail as detestable as the next person, there seem to be about as many dog owners as dry-cleaning patrons in the disheveled neighborhood. [Bad Advice via Curbed]

Port Authority head Chris Ward ordered his first reshuffle at the agency since taking the helm last week. [Crain’s] 

Park Slope bashing reaches critical mass. [Gawker] 

Gentrification has left few sacred cows in its wake on the LES. Not even undergarments are spared. [NY Times]

The Real World cast may move into the BellTel Lofts in "not-so-hip" downtown Brooklyn. [The Brooklyn Paper]

Even when it’s sunny out these tables take the cake for the worst outdoor dining experiences in the East Village. [Eater] 

Bushwick’s community board is considering relocating meetings from the projects to embrace new Central American and Hipster residents there. [ via Daily Intelligencer] 

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