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–Video shows the beating of a restaurant manager on East Broadway who had come to the aid of a waitress. Police arrested the man seen …

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–A high-ranking official in the de Blasio administration was told in May of 2014 that the operator of Rivington House wanted to remove all deed …

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–A contractor, Jepol Construction, was slapped with a violation from the Buildings Department for the hydraulic crane mishap at 133 Essex St. on Monday. The …

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–Editorial: A plastic bag fee being advanced by local Council member Margaret Chin “would go a long way toward eliminating this hideous feature of our …

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–A look at how Ben Shaoul’s luxury condos next to Katz’s Deli will change the Lower East Side. The story also includes an image from …

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–A teenager who admitted to raping a woman he and two friends met in an Eldridge Street internet cafe received a 14-year prison sentence yesterday. …

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–In her brief victory remarks last night, Assembly member-elect Alice Cancel vowed, “You elected me and you wanted me to be your representative and your …

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–The city decided to lift the deed restriction at Rivington House following an appraisal that “valued the property at $65 million, about half the property’s …

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Editorial: The head of the city’s Department of Investigation, Mark Peters, should recuse himself from the Rivington House inquiry and other investigations swirling around his …

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–There are early signs of success at the Metrograph Theater on Ludlow Street. Founder Alexander Olch says, “We thought it would take a while to …

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–The International Center of Photography is opening on the Bowery June 23. [Artnet News]

–A rally was held on the Bowery yesterday to protest the …

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–No one testified at a June 2015 public hearing before the restrictive deed was lifted on the Rivington House building. [Politico New York]

–Columnist Harry …

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–An Orthodox Jewish man was slashed in the neck as he waited for the 6 train at the Bleecker/Lafayette station this morning. He was rushed …

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–Council member Margaret Chin’s office tried to warn the mayor’s team about the Rivington House mess in December, alerting “a liaison to the Council who …

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–Happening Today: Don’t forget about tonight’s 65th Assembly District candidate forum, likely your last chance to see all four contenders in one place before the …