Friday Links

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Bloomberg Seeks to Redo Building Code in Sandy’s Wake [NY Times]
Cabdriver Fatally Stabbed by Passenger in Brooklyn [NY Times]
Vito Lopez Ally Olechowski Won’t Seek New Term as CB1 Leader [NY Daily News]
On Brooklyn Waterfront Mayor Bloomberg Plans Resiliency [Untapped Cities]
Is the Lightstone-Sponsored Gowanus Canoe Race a Ploy? [Curbed]
Neighbors: Loss of Concerts to Blame for Bandshell Decay [Brooklyn Paper]
Is This the Toughest Time Ever to Buy a Brooklyn Building? [NY Observer]
Retail Resurgence in North Heights Gateway [Brooklyn Eagle]
Critics Call Gowanus Canal Race Unsafe “Political Ploy” to Help Developer [DNAinfo]
Court Street Bookshop to Open Bar and “Reader’s Garden” for Book Lovers [DNainfo]
Street Art Tours “Cheapening” Bushwick’s Creative Scene, Some Say [DNAinfo]