On The Market: New York’s Anti-Lorax; Funeral for a Hot Dog Shop; the Dangers of MetroNorth

Another South Slope “sex fiend” captured. [Brooklyn Paper]

Only in New York would somebody complain about planting too many trees. [NY Times]

Be careful suburbanites! Felonious crime is up a whopping 40% on the commuter rails this year. [NY Post]

If you want to rent in West Soho or Tribeca, you better be rolling deep in the checkbook department. [Crain’s]

Things are so tense between pedestrians and bikers on the Brooklyn Bridge that the cops have been called. Permanently. [Brooklyn Paper]

Saddest signs of gentrification? Shops holding funerals for their closings. Sure, the hot dogs were good, but COME ON. [DNAinfo]

Nothing like a cigar metaphor to encapsulate the New York real estate market. [Crain’s]

Homebuilders are feeling better. [Daily News]

Inside Williamsburg’s first boutique hotel. [Brownstoner]

More baby steps for Willets Point. [NY Times]

What it takes to transform an old Tribeca warehouse into a home worthy of gods and masters of the universe. [ArchPaper]