(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

Between 2004 and 2014, the average Williamsburg home price climbed by 269 percent. [The Real Deal via Free Williamsburg]

Tensions are climbing over a proposed Metropolitan Avenue bike lane in Williamsburg. [Gothamist]

P.S. 34 Oliver H. Perry students earned the best state test scores in Williamsburg and Greenpoint‘s District 14. [DNA Info]

At 174 Rivington Street, a Will Ferrell-themed bar recently debuted called Stay Classy New York. [Pix 11]

Photographer Frank Franca talks about his new installation at 250 Bowery, the soon-to-be site of the International Center of Photography. [Bowery Boogie]

A rent increase put a Bollywood film rental shop out of business in the East Village. [EV Grieve]

The Fiery Furnaces’s singer Eleanor Friedberger released a solo single called “False Alphabet City.” [Pitchfork]