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–Due to high vacancy rates in shopping districts like Soho, Manhattan retail rents are now experiencing their “deepest and longest slump” in 17 years. [New …

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–There was reportedly a casting call and an offer of payment for a rally orchestrated against the return of the old P.S. 64 building to …

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–The Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation steps up its crusade for a rezoning of the area below Union Square with a Wednesday rally. The …

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–More on Julian Simpson, the Australian diplomat who plunged to his death on Clinton Street. [The Australian]

–While the mayor’s revised housing plan makes some …

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–Workforce referral networks, like the LES Employment Network, are all the rage. The organization is involved in tonight’s Essex Crossing jobs forum. [City Limits]

–New …

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–Before his re-election, the mayor promised the city would try to reacquire the former CHARAS/P.S. 64 building. The mayor’s office has declined to comment about …

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–Steve Cuozzo says the oversaturated hotel market is ruining New York City. “The new Hotel 50 Bowery, at that address, has a fine place to …

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–Part of a man’s leg washed up along the banks of the East River, near Sixth Street. [Daily News]

–Architecture critic Paul Goldberger describes Extell’s …

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–Last night in Chinatown, City Council candidate Christopher Marte told disappointed supporters, “I feel like everyone in this room is a part of my family… …

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–A 37-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly beating an ex-cop and stealing his gun during an apparent botched robbery on Eldridge Street. Rafael Calderon, …

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–Cops are looking for a woman who has stolen items from stores across the city. She struck Oct. 25 at a bubble tea shop on …

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–Fact checking a flyer from supporters of Christopher Marte that makes many claims about City Council member Margaret Chin: “Many of the charges appear overstated …

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–Police say the gunman who killed his ex-girlfriend near Cooper Union had been stalking her for four months. [Daily News]

–Another look at the battle …

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–Police say a man shot a woman and then turned the gun on himself near Cooper Union this morning. It appears to be a domestic …

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–The developer of the CitizenM Hotel on the Lower East Side says the project is the “worst nightmare” for union construction companies. [The Real Deal]