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–After winning height reductions and securing various new community amenities, members of the City Council are expected to approve the mayor’s borough-based jail plan today. …

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–A plan to merge two East Village schools — one diverse, one not — falls apart. [Chalkbeat]

–“An aggressive urban re-engineering experiment — new traffic …

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–The 14th Street busway finally made its debut on Thursday. [AM New York]

–NYC Ferry has been criticized as a waste of money that mostly …

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–The publicly accessible plaza at Essex Crossing will be dedicated today (Wednesday) at 5 p.m. The mega-project in the former Seward Park Urban Renewal Area …

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–Police released a new photo of a suspect wanted in a string of violent assaults on the Lower East Side. [Channel 2]

–Prosecutors say a …

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–The scandal-plagued building that once housed the Rivington House nursing home for AIDS patients has been sold to a mystery buyer for $160 million. The …

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–One in four luxury apartments in NYC are unsold. “The single largest reason the Lower East Side tops the list is because of the massive …

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–Deputy Mayor Vicki Been scolds local elected officials who fight the city’s development agenda, saying lawsuits such as the ones holding up the proposed East …

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–Local City Council members are reportedly pushing for height reductions in the mayor’s proposed borough-based jails. [Queens Daily Eagle]

–“For the first time, …

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–Cops are looking for a suspect who groped a 19-year-old woman inside a building near Ludlow and Broome streets. [Channel 7]

–A community-driven campaign has …

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–A display put up in support of pro-Democracy protesters in Hong Kong has been vandalized twice in a week. [Gothamist]

–A man died after he …

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–A police officer who was based at the 7th Precinct has reportedly agreed to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit for $125,000. [Daily News]

–The City …

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–At a rally in Confucius Plaza to show solidarity with Hong Kong activists, pro-Beijing counter protesters apparently threw bottles at those in attendance. [Gothamist]

–Four …

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–An in-depth look at opposition to the city’s plan to demolish East River Park and rebuild it in the name of resiliency. [Indypendent]

–The city …

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–Local resident and hedge fund manager Aaron Sosnick is apparently the mystery buyer of the Boys’ Club building on East 10th Street. [Crain’s]

–New tenant …