On the Market: FEMA Releases More Sandy Relief Cash; LIC Is Longing for Retail; Installation of Bike Share Racks Sparks Unexpected Backlash

Housing boom in LIC will drive retail development. Or will it? [DNAinfo]
FEMA prepares to release more cash to aid in Sandy recovery. [WSJ]
The shrimpy, undistinguished low-rises scattered throughout Midtown East. [NYT]
Mad Men apartments: Peggy’s 1968 Yorkville co-op hunt. [Gothamist]
Colorful paint brightens up drab, concrete housing stock. Sort of. [Atlantic Cities]
DOB issues 109 stop work orders following low rise inspection push. [TRD]
There’s always a silver lining: Sandy was a boon to New York construction industry. [Crain’s]
Even less G Train love: late-night changes will continue through June. [Kensington Bk]
Judge dismisses developer’s attempt to pass the buck for Extended Stay debacle. [Crain’s]
LA’s Ritz Carlton condos draw luxury seekers who like to pretend at downtown grittiness. [WSJ]
Is sand pile-up on Coney Island boardwalk because of concrete planks, Sandy or just a fluke? [Post]
Chelsea residents still want to see a garden in lot slated to become affordable housing. [DNAinfo]
Branded bike share racks, now popping up all over the city, induce rage in residents. [NYT]
And they’re going up so fast that unobserverant drivers are getting towed. [EV Grieve]
Will Bushwick Inlet Park ever materialize without a hateful condo component? [Bk Paper]
Homeowner seeks help identifying mysterious object he dug up in the backyard. [Brownstoner]