On the Market: Tornados Plague NYC; Park Avenue Penthouse Hits Market After Century; Bay Ridge’s Spa of Ill Repute

The Barclays Center and (most) people are pumped. [News, Post]
And some local programmers created an app to make escaping games easier. [Daily News]
New York sorta becoming tornado alley, making headaches for homeowners. [Journal]
Three firms (French, Canuck, Dallas Cowboys) want 1WTC observatory. [NY Times]
Big national chains slowly invading Williamsburg. [Real Deal]
Is this Bay Ridge spa really a brothel? [BK Paper]
Wylie Dufresne of WD-50 has a nifty Connecticut retreat. [NY Post]
A 21-story Flatbush tower near the bridge about to start rising. [Brownstoner]
Jealous of Yalies, Harvard Club wants to build a rooftop bar and lounge. [Journal]
Park Avenue penthouse, in same family for 100 years, yours for $6.25 M. [Real Deal]
Weird Gene Kaufman Union Square Hyatt about to open. [Curbed]
A $2 M. bathroom opens in Queens park. [Queens Crap]
More on the rising road deaths this year. [NY Times]
And why so many people hate bikers. [Slate]
Show your solidarity in freedom ride on Friday. [Streetblog]
Choose-your-own-facade condos coming to East Village. [Curbed]
Tom’s Diner now open in Coney Island. [Brownstoner]
Five friends make a sweet loft in Bushwick, manage not to kill each other. [NY Times]
‘Kissing Room’ at Grand Central will be remade into East Side Access hall. [Journal]
Proenza Schoeller designers looking in Brooklyn, not Manhattan. [NY Post]
High School and neighbors fight over parking spots in Bay Ridge. [BK Paper]
And an AIDS group fights with its tenant over free rent. [DNAinfo]
Like city parks, Hudson River Park wants to ban smoking. [NY Post]
The one-upmanship of the humble coffee shop. [Journal]
NYCHA will give the City Council regular updates on its funds. [Daily News]
Those despicable Brooklyn hipsters are transforming manufacturing. [Slate]
They’re helping mom-and-pops make a comeback, too. [NY Times]
Check out these awesome 165 mph Amtrak trains—will they ever be built? [WNYC]