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–The city’s Law Department and Department of Investigation are now at war over Rivington House. “(On) Wednesday, the two agencies exchanged bitterly worded statements and …

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–The MTA is announcing today that it will completely shut the L Train tunnel for a year-and-a-half beginning in January 2019. [New York Times]

–Opinion: …

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–Cops arrested a guy “peering into parked cars at the corner of Grand and Ludlow streets with a gun, burglary tools and a crack pipe …

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–City Council member Margaret Chin and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer want deed removals to be part of the city’s land use review process. They’re …

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–The state attorney general is reportedly investigating connections between the mayor’s non-profit, Campaign For One New York, and Rivington House. [New York Post]

–A profile …

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–A report released yesterday revealed that de Blasio administration officials were warned that Rivington House could fall into the hands of luxury condo developers if …

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–The Lowline team must raise $10 million in the next 12 months to fulfill one of the city’s requirements for leasing the underground space to …

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–Public Advocate Letitia James withdraws from representing Chinatown tenants due to a dispute with local activist groups. [Daily News]

–Landmark Theaters announces its opening a …

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–Cops are looking for a suspect who robbed a man at the Delancey Street subway station and then slashed him in Brooklyn. [Daily News]

–The …

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–Police arrested a teenager accused of a sexual attack on a six-year-old girl at a subway station in Chinatown. [Daily News]

–After a fatal accident …

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–More on the takedown of a brazen LES coke delivery operation: “The exploits of kingpin Kenny Hernandez and his foot soldiers Felix Nunez and Oscar …

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–A cab driver has been arrested for allegedly molesting a woman who fell asleep after asking to be taken from Brooklyn to the Lower East …

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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 …