On the Market: Midtown East Wins City Planning’s Approval; Karl Fischer Designs a Building That Isn’t Hideous; Peter Huang’s 740 Park Duplex Lists for $29.5 M.

“Bargain” Greenwich real estate draws a crop of new buyers. [Bloomberg]
City takes Orthodox Jewish stores to court over modesty dress code. [Gothamist]
Back wall of under-construction South Slope building collapses. [Bk Paper]
Midtown East rezoning plan is approved by the City Planning Commission. [DNAinfo]
Manhattan luxury market is lousy with mega deals. [WSJ]
Owners of Village townhouse drop RFP plan, list house conventionally for $15 million. [TRD]
Second Avenue subway to be free of high-heel catching, skirt-blowing metal grates. [NYT]
Most New Yorkers support protected bike lanes when told of safety benefits. [Streetsblog]
Rapidly gentrifying Crown Heights’ Hullabaloo Books holds its first reading. [Brokelyn]
Theater District’s Restaurant Row to get flashy new signs declaring it as such. [DNAinfo]
New Karl Fischer luxury rental building in Williamsburg doesn’t totally suck. [Daily News]
Theater companies must often scramble to house out-of-town actors. [NYT]
Peter Huang lists heavily-wallpapered 740 Park duplex for $29.5 million. [Curbed]
Soho drinking staple MercBar shutters, and it’s not because of a rent increase. [WSJ]
Betting big on Hudson Yards: Related is in contract to buy yet another west side parcel. [TRD]
Failing to provide homeless students with equal access to schooling. [AC]