On the Market: Sandy Stirs Rental Market; Macklowe Eying Sony Building; Curbed Cup 2012

Curbed Cup 2012 is underway! Vote for your favorite neighborhoods now. [Curbed]
Quinn and City Council critical of Sandy funding shortcomings. [Journal]
The slowest buses are in Manhattan, M42 and M66. [Daily News, Streetsblog]
Lots of machers want to buy the Sony Building, including Macklowe, Witikoff. [NY Post]
More on Annie Liebowitz’s $33 M. Village townhouse. [Journal]
Who’s looking for apartments, in infographic form. [Curbed]
Rental market gets even tighter because of Sandy. [Crain’s]
Extensive damage to East River greenery from Sandy. [DNAinfo]
Why Jersey wants FEMA trailers and New York doesn’t. [Journal]
Menorah that survived Sandy will be star of White House Chanukkah party. [NY Times]
And a dangerous menorah in Kensington is shut off. [BK Paper]
Condos coming to landmarked Brooklyn Heights bank. [Brownstoner]
New buildings will be required to recycle after City Council rule. [Crain’s]
One of the Bronx’s biggest developers. [Real Deal]
Nike bringing a pop-up to the Barclays Center. [Racked]
Lawsuit claims Cyclone’s speed injured rider. [DNAinfo]
Manufacturing booster buys Crown Heights building to support workers. [Brownstoner]
Checking out the Dwell/DDG holiday party at 345 14th Street. [Curbed]
Hybrid zoning plan proposed for East Harlem. [DNAinfo]
Gloomy Atlantic Avenue underpass will be transformed. [BK Paper]
Amazing Race-winning farmers sell UES co-op for $370,000. [Real Deal]
Nifty book compares NYC then and now. [Curbed]
Another hotel set to rise on Flatbush. [Brownstoner]
The Fashion District continues not to want to be the Fashion District anymore. [Journal]
Why has there been a spike in cycling and walking deaths nationwide? [Streetsblog]
As housing market recovers, affordability shrinks. [Real Deal]
UES broker gushes about her favorite nabe. [BrickU]
The 1975 rescue of a toddler on the subway tracks. [CapitalNY]
What’s going on with the redevelopment of Governor’s Island. [ArchPaper]
Venice might get its first skyscraper, and it might be really ugly. [Architizer]