City reveals plans for Hudson Yards Culture Shed, Michael Bolla may open a kosher vegetarian restaurant on LES … and more

February 05, 2013 05:00PM

1. New details on the Culture Shed at Hudson Yards call for a kunsthalle with a 140-foot retractable roof [Crain’s]
2. Sales office at Dutch-themed Huys condos will offer bicycles, naturally [Curbed]
3. TerraCRG’s Geoff Bailey cashes in on the retail boom in Williamsburg [NYO]
4. Developer Michael Bolla may be opening a vegetarian kosher restaurant on the Lower East Side [Lo-Down]
5. Sandy-damaged Fairway in Red Hook sets March 1 reopening date [DNAinfo]
6. Residents, business owners and politicians brainstorm ways to make Fourth Avenue — the border between Gowanus and Park Slope — safer [Park Slope Civil Council]
7. The project at 205 Avenue A is already maxed out at seven stories — but it seems the developers are continuing to build taller [EV Grieve]
8. Planning a renovation? Load up on surplus paint from the Brooklyn Bridge. Cheap! [NYT]
9. Construction starts at 30 Henry Street in Cobble Hill [Brownstoner]
10. The team that proposed the LowLine underground park will appear before Manhattan’s Community Board 3 tonight [Lo-Down]
11. It’s still “all in the family” for the Queens home where Archie Bunker supposedly lived [Scouting NY]
12. Across the U.S., homes are selling within two weeks of being listed [Bloomberg]
13. In the aftermath of Sandy, taking a page from a Louisiana land trust program that acquires, maintains and sells damaged properties to developers [Capital New York]
14. What are the benefits and disadvantages of mortgage life insurance? [Business Insider]