On the Market: Park Slope Up, Riverdale Down; Junk Food in Brooklyn; Chinatown Problems

Park Slope is seeing some of its best sales ever! [Brownstoner]
Meanwhile, Riverdale languishes. [NY Times]
And nobody knows what to expect from next year’s residential market. [Real Deal]
Unappealing national chains join the pack at Borough Hall—so much for gentrifying the Fulton Mall. [BK Paper]
Midtown is getting a Whole Foods. [Curbed]
Intrepid Museum makes shady Cuomo donations to win land for space shuttle hangar. [NY Times]
A stachitect-designed recycling center grows in Brooklyn. [Curbed]
Only in Chinatown: Pigeon-roosting apartment stinks up optometrist. [DNAinfo]
Fort Greene wants a bigger landmark district. [Brownstoner]
More clever ways to repurpose stalled construction sites. [Daily News]