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–A new interactive map shows where in the city affordable housing is potentially under threat. [New York Times]

–After a fire, Caracas Arepa Bar is …

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–The Department of Buildings rarely revokes after hours permits. [The Real Deal]

–The Kansas Gallery on Rivington Street is closing. [Artforum]

–Some people are questioning …

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–Experts suggest possible steps to accommodate a quarter of a million daily commuters when the L Train tunnel shuts down in 2019. Among them: a …

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–The city has released a Request for Proposals for affordable housing on the Elizabeth Street Garden site. Local residents are vowing to fight the plan, …

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–Pandemonium on the J Train! [New York Times]

–A look at the keys to victory for Yuh-Line Niou in Tuesday’s 65AD Primary: “Ultimately, ethnic-identity politics …

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–Opinion: A preview of tomorrow’s Primary Election in the 65th Assembly District: “(Sheldon) Silver is gone, and Tuesday’s Democratic primary will be the first truly …

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–The Daily News endorses Paul Newell in the Democratic Primary in the 65th Assembly District. [Daily News]

–The candidates in the 65th AD discuss environmental …

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–Another look at next week’s Democratic Primary Election in which several challengers will seek to unseat Alice Cancel, who won an April special election. “While …

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–Six Democrats running to replace Sheldon Silver are distancing themselves from the former Lower East Side power broker. [Wall Street Journal]

–A review of documents …

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–Well-known attorney Barry Slotnick says he doesn’t think Sheldon Silver will be going to prison. [Daily News]

–The Times editorial board endorses Yuh-Line Niou in …

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–The city is tracking Tropical Storm Hermine. You can keep up to date on storm preps in New York here.

–Extell development has finally closed …

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–The City Council has finally scheduled a hearing on the Rivington House debacle for Sept. 29. [Daily News]

–The state health department will investigate whether …

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–An 81-year-old man, Gen Zhan, was struck and killed by an FDNY ambulance at 14th Street and 2nd Avenue. [Daily News]

–The mayor says he’s …

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–A man was attacked with a box cutter in Columbus Park over the weekend. Cops are still looking for the suspect, who was seen entering …

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–Lisa Cooley, the influential Norfolk Street gallery, has closed. “Although this chapter is ending,” Cooley wrote in an email blast, “another one is right around …