Monday lunchtime linkage

I Spent $100 At Jacob Riis Beach And All I Got Was This Lousy Hot Take [New York Times]
Staring into the void with Keith Hernandez [ViceSports]
Hart Island is open for business. Mourning business [Reuters]
Everyone wants to buy homes in Bed-Stuy [DNA Info]
Steven Levin isn’t a big fan of the Brooklyn Heights library sale deal [Capital]
Owner of book-hoarding paradise Community Bookstore cashes in [Nw York Times
The city made almost $500,000 charging a developer to cut down trees [Brooklyn Paper]
Vision Zero plan for Atlantic Avenue has “zero vision.” Get it? You get it [Streetsblog]