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15 families find homes in Brooklyn through Habitat for Humanity project
News 8 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 8 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 8 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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Score 1998 prices at Grand Central's trendy food and booze shops for one day
News 9 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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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New Yorkers demand city install safe, clean restrooms for city's 8.5 million residents
News 9 months ago
New Yorkers demand city install safe, clean restrooms for city's 8.5 million residents

Where do you go, when you really gotta go? That was the question Tuesday at a Manhattan rally held to highlight the lack of safe, clean bathrooms...

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New study shows condition of NYC public housing remains subpar while private apartments have improved
News 9 months ago
New study shows condition of NYC public housing remains subpar while private apartments have improved

Public housing apartments in New York City are in far worse condition than nonpublic housing — and have remained in a deteriorated state over the...

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Republicans resist plan to rename Senate building for McCain
News 9 months ago
Republicans resist plan to rename Senate building for McCain

WASHINGTON — A proposal to rename the Senate's oldest office building for John McCain ran into resistance Tuesday from Republican senators...

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Texas police search for mystery woman recorded ringing doorbell in only a T-shirt and what appears to be restraints
News 9 months ago
Texas police search for mystery woman recorded ringing doorbell in only a T-shirt and what appears to be restraints

A neighborhood in Texas has been consumed with mystery after a security camera recorded a barefoot woman wearing only a T-shirt and what appears to...

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NYCHA's senior moment: City and state combine for an affordable housing breakthrough
News 9 months ago
NYCHA's senior moment: City and state combine for an affordable housing breakthrough

Chapter two of today's edition of “Golly, look what New York City and State can do when they work together”: Gov. Cuomo just committed $15 million...

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City fines Kushner Companies $210G for bogus construction applications
News 9 months ago
City fines Kushner Companies $210G for bogus construction applications

The city slapped Kushner Companies with a $210,000 fine Monday for bogus construction applications, declaring that no rent stabilized tenants lived...

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Accusations of after-hour orgies prompted clean sweep of staff at Bronx NYCHA development
News 9 months ago
Accusations of after-hour orgies prompted clean sweep of staff at Bronx NYCHA development

Allegations of after-hours sex parties prompted the entire staff of a Bronx public housing development to be suddenly reassigned, the Daily News...

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Michael Cohen was a lousy landlord, records show
News 9 months ago
Michael Cohen was a lousy landlord, records show

Add shady construction permits to Michael Cohen's laundry list of legal troubles. Besides cheating on his taxes, lying to banks and violating...

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EXCLUSIVE: NYCHA orders entire staff at Throggs Neck development in Bronx to turn in keys and get out
News 9 months ago
EXCLUSIVE: NYCHA orders entire staff at Throggs Neck development in Bronx to turn in keys and get out

A top-to-bottom house cleaning is unfolding at a Bronx public housing development where NYCHA discovered pervasive lead paint, with the entire...

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Control yourselves, candidates: Rent caps would derail new construction
News 9 months ago
Control yourselves, candidates: Rent caps would derail new construction

An insurgency on the primary-election campaign trail retails an appealing message to New York's legions of overstretched tenants: rent control for...

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Questions arise about Boys Club board's reasons for closing beloved Lower East Side youth recreation center
News 9 months ago
Questions arise about Boys Club board's reasons for closing beloved Lower East Side youth recreation center

Well, that's awkward. The board and top executive of the Boys' Club of New York has maintained that declining enrollment, expense and...

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