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HUD boss Ben Carson says de Blasio's reputation hinges on NYCHA turnaround
News 4 months ago
HUD boss Ben Carson says de Blasio's reputation hinges on NYCHA turnaround

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, left, and Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson comment after signing an agreement about New York City...

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HUD teases a 'huge' announcement for NYCHA ahead of consent decree deadline
News 4 months ago
HUD teases a 'huge' announcement for NYCHA ahead of consent decree deadline

HUD Secretary Ben Carson is pictured touring the Queensbridge North Houses, the nation's largest public housing development, in December. (Luiz C....

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NYC community board votes to save David Bowie's beloved Nolita public garden
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NYC community board votes to save David Bowie's beloved Nolita public garden

The Elizabeth Street Garden has become refuge for city dwellers. A group of advocates are suing the city try to save the Elizabeth Street Garden...

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N.Y. lieutenant governor wants to focus on child-care and workforce development issues
News 5 months ago
N.Y. lieutenant governor wants to focus on child-care and workforce development issues

ALBANY — As she begins her second four-year term as lieutenant governor, Kathy Hochul says she will focus heavily on child-care and workforce...

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Customer donations expected to save Upper West Side used book store
News 5 months ago
Customer donations expected to save Upper West Side used book store

A GoFundMe page is coming to the rescue of Westsider Rare & Used Books. The store’s owners expect the page will raise the $50,000 they need to...

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Beloved NYC rare book store Westsider Books set to close after 35 years
News 5 months ago
Beloved NYC rare book store Westsider Books set to close after 35 years

Independent Upper West Side bookstore Westsider Rare & Used Books announced Monday that it will be closing its doors for good next month. The...

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Steamed: Angry Brooklyn NYCHA residents shiver with no heat on coldest day of the year
News 5 months ago
Steamed: Angry Brooklyn NYCHA residents shiver with no heat on coldest day of the year

Tenants have been complaining about having no heat or hot water for the past couple of days at the Independence Houses in Brooklyn. (Shawn Inglima ...

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In State of the City, de Blasio promises protections for workers and tenants
News 5 months ago
In State of the City, de Blasio promises protections for workers and tenants

Mayor Bill de Blasio at a presser announcing Fair Fares campaign at 125th Street subway station on Nicholas Ave, Manhattan, New York, Friday,...

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De Blasio says he will push Albany for a vacancy tax on empty storefronts
News 5 months ago
De Blasio says he will push Albany for a vacancy tax on empty storefronts

“It feels to me as a New Yorker like it used to be there were some storefronts vacant and for a limited period of time. Now you have lots of...

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Own a piece of the NYC skyline - The iconic Chrysler Building goes on the market
News 5 months ago
Own a piece of the NYC skyline - The iconic Chrysler Building goes on the market

The famous Art Deco skyscraper goes on the block barely a decade after the Abu Dhabi Investment Council purchased a majority stake in the 77-story...

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Attention shoppers: Revised bid from Sears chairman to buy the iconic retailer may save it from liquidation
News 5 months ago
Attention shoppers: Revised bid from Sears chairman to buy the iconic retailer may save it from liquidation

The troubled retailer got a reprieve from liquidation Tuesday after Sears Holdings Chairman Eddie Lampert revised his bid to save the 126-year-old...

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Cinema not so sublime: Feds probing two Manhattan theaters for discrimination
News 5 months ago
Cinema not so sublime: Feds probing two Manhattan theaters for discrimination

The U. S. Attorney's Office is investigating whether two Manhattan movie theaters are breaking federal disability law, the Daily News has learned....

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Shutdown spares federal park rangers at site in Trump hotel
News 5 months ago
Shutdown spares federal park rangers at site in Trump hotel

The Old Post Office Pavilion Clock Tower, which remains open during the partial government shutdown, is seen above the Trump International Hotel,...

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Sears to close 80 additional stores as it faces possible liquidation
News 5 months ago
Sears to close 80 additional stores as it faces possible liquidation

The department store chain, which began as a mail order catalog in the 1880s, set a self-imposed deadline of 4 p.m. Friday for bids for its...

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Robber assaults 88-year-old woman after pushing his way into her Brooklyn apartment and demanding cash
News 6 months ago
Robber assaults 88-year-old woman after pushing his way into her Brooklyn apartment and demanding cash

The burglar pushed his way into the woman’s apartment on W. 25th St. near Surf Ave. in Coney Island’s Bernard Haber Houses just after 7 a.m....

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Meet 'Hallway Harry,' a white man accusing a black neighbor of not living in the building they share
News 6 months ago
Meet 'Hallway Harry,' a white man accusing a black neighbor of not living in the building they share

A white man’s unwarranted interrogation of his black neighbor in the lobby of an Upper East Side apartment building has sparked outrage over yet...

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Trump's been good for New York: Sorry, haters, those are the facts
News 8 months ago
Trump's been good for New York: Sorry, haters, those are the facts

US President Donald Trump speaks during the General Debate of the 73rd session of the General Assembly at the United Nations in New York September...

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Downtown Brooklyn's changing skyline and towering new projects have residents raging
News 8 months ago
Downtown Brooklyn's changing skyline and towering new projects have residents raging

Not even Junior's could help sweeten this deal for residents of downtown Brooklyn. Perched atop the cheesecake chain's legendary flagship location...

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Hometown Heroes: Sleuthing police partners clamp down on noisy illegal parties plaguing Brooklyn and Queens neighborhoods
News 8 months ago
Hometown Heroes: Sleuthing police partners clamp down on noisy illegal parties plaguing Brooklyn and Queens neighborhoods

This summer, folks in neighborhoods in Queens and Brooklyn got fed up with the thundering music and mess caused by illegal parties thumping away at...

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Woman roars in defense of Spanish-speaking women
News 8 months ago
Woman roars in defense of Spanish-speaking women

A Colorado woman was arrested Monday after interrupting two female shoppers speaking Spanish in a grocery store, angry they weren't conversing in...

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Overnight Krispy Kreme drive-thru in Ireland forced to cut hours after chaos, noise complaints
News 8 months ago
Overnight Krispy Kreme drive-thru in Ireland forced to cut hours after chaos, noise complaints

The Irish just couldn't handle its Krispy Kreme. Last week, the doughnut chain opened its first store in Ireland, just outside of Dublin. The...

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Barnes & Noble weighing 'strategic alternatives' that could include sale
News 8 months ago
Barnes & Noble weighing 'strategic alternatives' that could include sale

Barnes & Noble may not be getting its storybook ending. The brick-and-mortar book store announced Wednesday that it's naming a special committee to...

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Mayor de Blasio says 'It didn't work out' as exec running NYCHA's biggest money-raising effort resigns
News 8 months ago
Mayor de Blasio says 'It didn't work out' as exec running NYCHA's biggest money-raising effort resigns

The shakeup at the troubled city housing authority continues with the resignation of the top manager in charge of NYCHA's most ambitious effort to...

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The sweet smell of death: A whiff of Williamsburg's decaying industry
News 8 months ago
The sweet smell of death: A whiff of Williamsburg's decaying industry

Industrial businesses once gave Williamsburg, Brooklyn, a unique character. A dozen or so years ago, local manufacturers began to lose their leases...

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Toys 'R' Us may be staging a comeback
News 8 months ago
Toys 'R' Us may be staging a comeback

Toys ‘R' Us may be ready to make some more Toys ‘R' Us kids, barely seven months after liquidating the entire company. The lenders who now own the...

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15 families find homes in Brooklyn through Habitat for Humanity project
News 9 months ago
15 families find homes in Brooklyn through Habitat for Humanity project

When her building burned down four years ago, Cherie Toney was left with next to nothing — except the goal to find another home in her Brooklyn...

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Standing tall on Flatbush: Kudos to a Councilman for backing a bigger, better Brooklyn
News 9 months ago
Standing tall on Flatbush: Kudos to a Councilman for backing a bigger, better Brooklyn

When a big real estate project looms and neighbors swarm to shout "Not in our backyards," City Council members often squirm and scramble. They...

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Florida man upsets neighbors by doing yard work naked
News 9 months ago
Florida man upsets neighbors by doing yard work naked

Florida residents can't bear it anymore and have finally spoken out about their nudist neighbor. A man has been seen doing his yard work in the...

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Anthony Bourdain's Manhattan condo is for sale
News 9 months ago
Anthony Bourdain's Manhattan condo is for sale

Anthony Bourdain's posh Manhattan pad — and its custom kitchen — is up for grabs for a cool $3.7 million. The Upper East Side condo, at 40 E. 94th...

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Feds pave way to transform the Bronx's Sheridan Expressway
News 9 months ago
Feds pave way to transform the Bronx's Sheridan Expressway

The Bronx's Sheridan Expressway will be turned into a pedestrian-friendly boulevard with the feds' blessing, Gov. Cuomo said Wednesday. Cuomo,...

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