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–A year before it was sold to a luxury developer, the city’s Human Resources Administration was inquiring about the future of Rivington House. The new …

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–It’s election day for local Democrats. New York voters head to the polls in the Congressional Primary. In the 7th congressional district, which includes parts …

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–The Rent Guiidelines Board meets tonight at Cooper Union for its final vote. Last month, the board agreed to consider an increase of zero to …

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–Heshy Jacob, “last of the Lower East Side power brokers,” dies at the age of 71. [The Forward]

–Holland Carter weighs in on the International …

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–This weekend’s closure of Other Music is a sign of the times: “The prevailing trend of our time is, it seems, a disburdening of the …

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–Police have made an arrest in the fatal shooting at the Lillian Wald Houses earlier this month. [DNA Info]

–Rapper Troy Ave will be arraigned …

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–A passenger stole a taxi cab early Sunday morning at Grand and Essex streets, took off in the direction of Battery Park City and then …

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- Two “Manhattan millennials” plan to protest an annual Chinese dog eating festival held in China’s southern Yulin province by bringing nearly a dozen dogs …

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- A classic Orchard Street “old school” shop, New Era Factory Outlet, gets a feature in the Times. Yelpers love it for last minute, low-priced …

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- Art critic Jerry Saltz has only high praise for LES gallery CANADA and its current exhibit, “Make Painting Great Again,” but worries for its …

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–At a community meeting last night, local residents spoke out about the downsizing of Beth Israel Hospital. We’ll have a more detailed story on this …

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–More on the MTA’s plans to shut down the F Train to and from Brooklyn for repairs. The authority says it will only impact weekend …

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–Here’s a hopeful sign for people pushing regulators to find a way to reverse the sale of Rivington House to luxury condo developers. The state …

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–Chaos broke out after Kanye West announced a surprise show at Webster Hall. [Daily News]

–An in-depth look at P.S. 188, where almost half of …

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–Cops are looking for a suspect who tackled a woman near East 10th Street and 1st Avenue and stole her purse. [Channel 4]

–A real …