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–A homeless man who reported to Beth Israel Hospital for a coronavirus test was told to self-isolate. He explained to hospital staff that this was …

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–It’s possible the Rivington House facility will be used to treat coronavirus patients. [Crain’s]

–As the coronavirus crisis escalated, the Tenement Museum laid off 20% …

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–The Bowery Mission has closed its “Code Blue” program, which made extra space available to homeless men on very cold evenings in the chapel and …

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–A state Supreme Court judge hands resident groups a significant legal victory in their fight to stop several new mega-towers from being built along the …

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–Sheldon Silver loses another appeal and is now poised for one last ditch legal maneuver at the U.S. Supreme Court. [Daily News]

–City officials struggle …

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–Irrational coronavirus fears are continuing to put the squeeze on businesses in Chinatown. [Financial Times]

–A new vendor is coming to the Essex Market in …

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–Businesses in Chinatown have seen a steep drop in business due to Coronavirus fears, even though there isn’t a single confirmed case in New York. …

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–While they feared the worst following the devastating fire at 70 Mulberry St., leaders of the Museum of Chinese in America are increasingly optimistic that …

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–Essex crossing teases its new high-end condo building at 202 Broome St. [Curbed]

–A YIMBY group, Open New York, is making a case for affordable …

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- The Lower East Side Ecology Center’s popular compost yard is under threat as the East Side Coastal Resiliency Project looms. [Curbed]

– Neighborhood real …

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–Outside a hookah bar near East 7th Street and Avenue A, cops kill a gunman who had reportedly fatally shot another man during an altercation. …

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–Big real estate, including two landlords with significant Lower East Side holdings (Cammeby’s International and Taconic Investment Partners), are reportedly going after Democratic state senators …

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–A recap of the City Planning Commission hearing for the large new complex to be built on the rubble of Beth Hamedrash Hagadol synagogue on …

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–It has become increasingly difficult to hold government accountable as large media outlets slash their local news budgets. While smaller news sites have tried to …

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–An analysis released by the city shows that the new 14th Street busway is boosting ridership and cutting commuting times without snarling traffic. [Daily News]