The Round-Up: Wednesday

Summer is not quite here yet, but the ice cream truck wars are already revving up. [NY Times]

If approved, the plans for the Parke-Bernet Gallery building would underscore the bizarre thinking behind decisions governing historic landmark cases today. [NY Times]

The State Senate approved $350 million for various projects labeled economic development. [NY Times]

Larry Silverstein on the future of New York’s real estate market. [NY Times]

Developers are giving top-floor, former-storage spaces in commercial buildings a new lease on life. [NY Times]

The CEO of Barney’s confirmed his resignation yesterday, leaving the coveted post up for grabs. [NY Times]

Each month one New York City artist puts a canvas in the polluted Gowanus Canal and lets nature take its course. [NY Post]

Apple is seriously negotiating on a spot in the Financial District, while True Religion and Sam Chang have already found space there. [NY Post]

Bronx residents rally to save a neighborhood Key Foods owned by Vornado Realty Trust. [NYDN]

A stalemate in Albany is blocking a channel that has funded nearly 30 private school construction projects since 2002. [NY Sun]

A company billing itself as the first ever Hamptons Helicopter club is starting service to the island just in time for summer. [NY Sun]

  The Round-Up: Wednesday