(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

With more than 1,300 new units planned this year through September, Bushwick is the most active neighborhood in Brooklyn for residential construction. [The Real Deal via DNAinfo]

Carolina Sarria, a boutique for the modern woman with a wild side, is opening on Ludlow Street. [Bowery Boogie]

Pearl & Ash has a new executive chef in Trae Basore, a former executive sous-chef at Colicchio & Sons. [Grub Street]

A bitterly contested East Village lot, site of the Rite Aid on First Avenue, has been sold for $12.9 million. [The Real Deal]

Watch this video to see what happens when things get all too real between a kickballer and a park-goer at McCarren Park. Gothamist]

A plaque honoring late food writer Josh Ozersky now graces a bench in Tompkins Square Park, near some of his favorite restaurants. [Eater]

Unless this is in Onion article, a Bushwick community garden plans to play bingo with chicken poop. [Brooklyn Paper]

Does this $2,000-a-month East Village rental even have a bathroom? [Curbed]