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–A recap of last night’s televised debate between U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney and challenger Suraj Patel. [Politico]

–At a City Council hearing, it quickly became …

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–The developers of Essex Crossing have scored financing to pay down their $16.9 million construction loan at 175 Delancey St., a senior residential building. “The …

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–“Gentrification’s Empty Victory;” A long read on the lengthy struggle between developer Gregg Singer and neighborhood activists over the future of the former P.S. 64. …

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–Seven Chinatown residents resumed a hunger strike, four months after they and dozens of fellow tenants were displaced from 85 Bowery. [Daily News]

–The Department …

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–Several residents of 85 Bowery will resume their hunger strike tomorrow. It’s been four months since they were displaced due to an unstable staircase. [AM …

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–Target will open it’s new store on East 14th Street July 21. While it isn’t mentioned in this article, a spokesperson for Essex Crossing said …

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–Political columnist Errol Louis reviews Sheldon Silver’s “other offenses” [Daily News]

–Advocates want changes in the city’s proposed e-bike rules; “In case it isn’t obvious …

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–Closing arguments begin in the second corruption trial of Sheldon Silver. [Channel 7].

–A recap of last night’s town hall regarding the dreaded L Train …

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–Parents at Great Oaks Charter School on Delancey Street sound the alarm following the release of a traffic safety report. The new Localize.city app ranked …

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–Prosecutors in Sheldon Silver’s retrial show jurors an email from star witness, Dr. Robert Taub, in which he wrote that the former speaker was, “very …

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–A resident of the Riis Houses received an eviction notice after she complained about NYCHA in a news story. Local City Council member Carlina Rivera …

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–During last night’s meeting at Cooper Union, the Rent Guidelines Board held its preliminary vote. Board members decided rents will be set between 0.75% and …

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–Landlords are set to ask the Rent Guidelines Board for increases of 4% and 7% at a hearing later today. [New York Post]

–The Rent …

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–Meenakshi Srinivasan, chair of the Landmarks Preservation Commission, has resigned. Many preservation activists considered her, “hostile to historic preservation.” [New York Times]

–The new “nightlife …

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–Last month, we reported on concerns expressed by local residents about the city’s plans for an East River flood barrier. Cable news has now picked …