The Afternoon Wrap: Friday

I spy something with my little eye that looks like gentrification! The New York Shitty blog is welcoming readers to submit signs of a yuppie onslaught in their neighborhood for its Gentrification Bingo game. Anything from Yoga studios and Thai restaurants to a glut of condos designed by C-list starchitects will do. [NY Shitty via Curbed]

Here’s a gentrification trend: Williamsburg-Greenpoint (the area formerly known as Bushwick) makes more 311 complaints than any other neighborhood in Brooklyn. [Gridskipper]

Transportation activists donned robes and placards to mock the group of Brooklyn judges who are suing the city over the loss of their cushy parking spots across from Brooklyn Borough Hall. [Daily Intelligencer]

Most of us won’t be able to dance with the stars anytime soon, but here are the best studios in New York to learn to dance like them. [amNY]

The Best Places to Buy Foreclosed Homes: Only the most intrepid residential property investors are venturing into cities like Las Vegas and Miami, but a handful of spots in the “Sunbelt” where property markets are stabilizing top Forbes’ list. [Forbes]

If there was a contest in the city for best Easter decoration, the residents of Stuyvesant Town would surely take the cake (or find the egg if you will) with this bunny shaped topiary (above). [Curbed]

Community Board 2 voted unanimously against granting a liquor license to La Esquina’s planned sidewalk cafe. Given La Esquina’s initial “only the beautiful people know we exist” gimmick, you would think they’d consider outdoor dining beneath them. [Eater]

A branch of the Gansevoort Hotel opens in Miami on Monday. It’s possible their new clientele might actually be less annoying then the ones in the Meatpacking District. [Guest of a Guest]

Some off-beaten-track suggestions for how to spend your Easter weekend that will surely be mobbed now that they’ve appeared on Gawker. [Gawker]

The Afternoon Wrap: Friday