The Closing: The End of Days on Fourth Ave; UES Says Nein to Oktoberfest; the U.N., Palestine and Co-op Boards

Times Square looks to be getting another high-rise hotel courtesy Joe Moinian. [The Real Deal]

Downpours! Fire! Flooding! It’s armageddon in Park Slope. [F’edInParkSlope]

What do UESers have against a little Oktoberfest action in Central Park? [DNAinfo]

Another day, another Brooklyn historical district. [Brownstoner]

What’s left of NYC that is suitable for lovations to represent Prohibition-era Atlantic City for HBO’s Boardwalk Empire. [WNYC]

You know another thing that this city has more of than any other? Illegal pesticides. [NY Times]

Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Atlantic Avenue entrance is getting a little work done. [Brownstoner]

We might be going bananas for bikes here in the Big Apple, but the U.S. Senate still likes their cars gassy and subsidized. [StreetsBlog]

Cooper Union is letting the Sword of Damocles hang over St. Mark’s Bookshop just a little longer. [Crain’s]

A scratch n’ sniff book detailing the plethora of NYC’s street smells. For the kids of course… [GoodCities]

What’s harder, joining the U.N. or passing a co-op board? John Stewart has the answer. [Real Deal]

The Closing: The End of Days on Fourth Ave; UES Says Nein to Oktoberfest; the U.N., Palestine and Co-op Boards