Alleyways: a new blog dedicated to, wait for it, alleyways.
Temporary Park Pops Up on Waterfront: now here is an interesting green space idea, straight out of Brooklyn.
10 Things to Recycle That You Never Thought You Could: a useful guide with tons of pointers and ideas.
Ownership, Rental Costs, and the Prospects of Building Home Equity [PDF]: a report on 100 US metropolitan areas, by the National Low Income Housing Coalition and the Center for Economic and Policy Research.
Hero: the Nas is new, but QB’s the same — “And every time I close my lids, I can still see the borough, I can still see the Bridge.”