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Department of Finance snafu means some miss deadline to save on property taxes
News 5 months ago
Department of Finance snafu means some miss deadline to save on property taxes

Bad information from the Department of Finance means that some New Yorkers missed their chance to apply for property tax exemptions that could save...

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NYC moves to turn basement apartments into legal, safe, affordable housing, but renters worry increases aren't far behind
News 6 months ago
NYC moves to turn basement apartments into legal, safe, affordable housing, but renters worry increases aren't far behind

Marlene Hernandez moved from her two-bedroom apartment in Bushwick to an illegal basement apartment in East New York two years ago out of necessity...

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Trump's been good for New York: Sorry, haters, those are the facts
News 10 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 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 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 12 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 12 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 12 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 12 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 12 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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Score 1998 prices at Grand Central's trendy food and booze shops for one day
News 12 months ago
Score 1998 prices at Grand Central's trendy food and booze shops for one day

Next stop: a trip back in time to 1998. Grand Central Terminal is rolling back prices to late ‘90s levels for trendy food and drinks on Oct. 1 to...

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Two years later NYCHA deal to raise millions via market rate housing on public land still hasn't closed
News 1 year ago
Two years later NYCHA deal to raise millions via market rate housing on public land still hasn't closed

More than two years ago NYCHA debuted plans for a huge residential tower at an Upper East Side project that would feature 50% market rate...

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Mystery surrounds National Solar Observatory after facility suddenly shuts down over 'security issue'
News 1 year ago
Mystery surrounds National Solar Observatory after facility suddenly shuts down over 'security issue'

The National Solar Observatory in New Mexico has been closed down for days with little explanation — and people are starting to think it's out of...

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Trump and his flunkies: Why aren't staffers standing up to him?
News 1 year ago
Trump and his flunkies: Why aren't staffers standing up to him?

On this particular day, the architect had come to Donald Trump's office to show him what the interior of the residential elevator cabs would look...

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Lower East Side 'already gone' to gentrification as Marshalls set to open next to Katz's deli
News 1 year ago
Lower East Side 'already gone' to gentrification as Marshalls set to open next to Katz's deli

The pastrami at Katz's Delicatessen isn't the only thing that's salty on the Lower East Side these days. In two weeks, Marshalls will open in the...

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Onward and upward, Brooklyn: Keep 80 Flatbush tower high and mighty
News 1 year ago
Onward and upward, Brooklyn: Keep 80 Flatbush tower high and mighty

Residents of so many other neighborhoods would be overjoyed to get the two new public school buildings envisioned by a partnership of a state-run...

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Yes to Cuomo, no to Nixon: The Daily News picks Andrew Cuomo in the Democratic primary for governor
News 1 year ago
Yes to Cuomo, no to Nixon: The Daily News picks Andrew Cuomo in the Democratic primary for governor

In the Democratic primary, two-term incumbent Gov. Cuomo is being challenged from the far left by a newcomer to state politics. Cuomo has more than...

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Virginia man installs electric fence near bus stop on first day of school, angering parents
News 1 year ago
Virginia man installs electric fence near bus stop on first day of school, angering parents

This tale will shock you. A Virginia man installed an electric fence around his property to keep students from trespassing — angering parents, who...

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Geoffrey Owens quit Trader Joe's after job-shaming, but says, 'No one should feel sorry for me'
News 1 year ago
Geoffrey Owens quit Trader Joe's after job-shaming, but says, 'No one should feel sorry for me'

Geoffrey Owens doesn't want sympathy after he was job-shamed for bagging groceries at Trader Joe's – because after all, as he says, “There is no...

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Controller unveils plans for NYCHA lead paint hotline and public hearings
News 1 year ago
Controller unveils plans for NYCHA lead paint hotline and public hearings

Controller Scott Stringer announced plans Saturday to launch a new phone helpline followed by a series of “investigatory” public hearings in...

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Low-income Chinatown residents back home after 7-month building repair job
News 1 year ago
Low-income Chinatown residents back home after 7-month building repair job

They're back home after a years-long public feud with their landlord resulted in substantial repairs to their Chinatown apartment building. After...

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After months of NYCHA's changing lead numbers, de Blasio says it's media who's not telling 'whole story'
News 1 year ago
After months of NYCHA's changing lead numbers, de Blasio says it's media who's not telling 'whole story'

First, the city said 19 children living in New York City Housing Authority apartments had tested for elevated levels of lead in their blood since...

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Bill would end rent increases tied to capital improvements
News 1 year ago
Bill would end rent increases tied to capital improvements

ALBANY — In a move they say will protect tenants, two state lawmakers have introduced legislation that would prohibit rent increases tied to major...

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EXCLUSIVE: Tenant activist to subpoena senators and real estate interests
News 1 year ago
EXCLUSIVE: Tenant activist to subpoena senators and real estate interests

ALBANY — A tenant activist named in a $40 million defamation lawsuit by a group representing landlords is set to subpoena several current and past...

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