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CurbedWire: Houses of Worship

· More on the Orthodox Real Estate market: Religious blog Canonist discusses this trend playing "out in city life, where buildings with many single Orthodox residents in Washington Heights or the Upper West Side often have rents much higher than those next door, simply because the Orthodox keep choosing to live in the same building and create more demand and turnover — driving up rental prices." He also wonders if "a great portion of Orthodox Judaism’s wealth be sitting on a bubble?" [CurbedWire Inbox/Canonist]

· The Brooklyn Designer Market, coming to The Old Stone House in Park Slope (5th Ave. between 3rd and 4th streets) in July, will be a "way for fashionistas, shop owners, and the unique item shopper to connect with the emerging designer scene of Brooklyn," says the press release. At last, the final void in our lives has been filled. [CuredWire Inbox]

· A tipster writes: "I walked by it last night and saw some workers putting up scaffolding and taking down the Strawberry Fields sign." That's Strawberry Fields on Bleecker Street, not Central Park, but an important landmark nonetheless. [CurbedWire Inbox]