On the Market: Banana Kelly Takes Over Troubled Bronx Complex; East Village Has the Most Cafes; Brooklyn Rents At All-time Highs

Troubled Bronx housing complex taken over by community development trust. [NYT]
Victoria Secret model Erin Heatheron gutting pad for Million Dollar Contractor. [Post]
The East Village has the highest cafe density in the city. [EV Grieve]
City officials: Chelsea’s Club Marquee overcrowded, a fire risk. [DNAinfo]
Tight inventory? Why not canvass owners to sell. [NYT]
Is an office building boom on the way? [WSJ]
RFP goes out for safer, more pleasant passage beneath the BQE. [Brownstoner]
Finding the traces of long-gone Manhattan buildings. [Ephemeral NY]
Manhattan’s only underground railroad house may be in danger. [Daily News]
Brooklyn rents reach all-time high, one-bedrooms up 11.67 percent over last year. [Brownstoner]
East Bowery preservation plan gets Landmarks Conservancy endorsement. [Bowery Boogie]
Snowstorm causes manhole cover fires. [DNAinfo]
Dumbo’s elephant garage to be replaced by condo development. [Bk Paper]
City demolishes Washington Heights townhouse, neighbors call foul. [WSJ]