On the Market: High Bridge Soaring Again; Brooklyn Is NYC Murder Hub; Kevin Roche’s Hotel Ruin

Two new retail spaces opening inside Grand Central. [Crain’s]
LES club skuzz can’t get liquor license for Williamsburg mega club. [BK Paper]
The Bronx’s High Bridge, city’s oldest, to be restored and reopen. [NY Times]
A woman has been walking around the Village topless for a few weeks. [EV Grieve]
Inside the new BPC Conrad Hotel, made over by Goldman Sachs. [ArchPaper]
Meanwhile, Kevin Roche’s remarkable UN Plaza hotel interior is toast. [Journal]
Topping New York City buildings—almost every one!—with a school. [Curbed]
1-in-4 murders were in five precincts, 38 percent in BK. [Daily News, Gothamist]
New York City has a smaller middle class than most cities. [NY Times]
Retail rents may be up in prime locales, but not everywhere else. [Real Deal]
Coney Island mainstay Ruby’s Bar gets makover with old boardwalk boards. [NY Post]
Local man wants to clean up DeWitt Clinton Park. [DNAinfo]
Exhibitors amp up their fight to stop the Javits teardown. [Crain’s]
Boerum Hill just keeps getting nicer and nicer. [Real Deal]
Skuzzy Union Square Coffee Shop owner selling townhouse for only $25 million. [Curbed]
And Midwood is booming thanks to a thriving Orthodox Jewish community. [Journal]
A Chelsea barbershop closes, and with it an old-school hangout. [NY Times]
Park Slope bierhalle almost open. [Brownstoner, DNAinfo]
You don’t have to tell your broker everything. [Journal]