The Atlantic Yards Report compiles an extensive, alphabetical list of comments and terms related to the Atlantic Yards Project.  All we have to say is – wow.  Add your own, if you can possibly come up with another!  (An Atlantic Yards Lexicon)

One small step for sustainability: The City Council has passed a bill requiring plastic bag recycling bins in large stores. (NY Times) [Related: Have you heard of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch?  Yikes.]

NYC news of the weird: Cloned “historic” trees coming soon to NYC parks (Parks Dept.)  [Related: Have you seen the PlaNYC Regional Park Survey Results yet?]

Wait a second, didn’t Jane Jacobs kill the Superblock?  Not so fast, say many new NYC developments. (Historic Districts Council Newsstand)