Nelson Mandela

(Photo: Scott Lynch)

Congrats to Lower East Sider Spike Jonze, who took home the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay last night. [B+B Twitter]

On hyper-gentrification, super gentrification and the third wave of gentrification. [Jeremiah’s Vanishing NY]

Gothamist uses the closing of Williamsburg’s Supercore to ponder gentrification some more. [Gothamist]

Videos, photos of those guys who are living in a Williamsburg hamster wheel. [Gothamist]

A woman was struck and killed by a city bus in Williamsburg. [CBS Local]

A cab hopped the curb and smashed into a store in the East Village. [CBS Local]

Photos of naked folks in Bushwick are being shown on the LES. [Bushwick Daily]

22 new hotels coming to Brooklyn, including a 182-unit one coming to Wythe. [NY Observer]

A four-story building is coming to 34 Conselyea Street. [BuzzBuzz Home]

A roundup of the last of downtown’s record shops. [Flaming Pablum]

Happy 40th to Ray’s Candy Store. [NY1]

Inside painter Cleo Wade’s East Village apartment. [Refinery 29]

A custody battle over a building at 97 Second Avenue. []

A foreclosure case over an Allen Street hotel is nearing its end. [The Real Deal]

A guide to squatting in NYC. [Curbed]

Amy Arbus’s photos of St. Marks life during the ’80s, now on display in NoHo. [NY Times]

Interview with the founder of Sage Music school, which just opened a Greenpoint location. [Greenpointers]