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Here’s what you need to know about new laws meant to protect rent stabilized tenants (Crain’s).

At MOMA, a new look at artist Hans Haacke’s …

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Preservationists are fighting a City Council bill that would set a time limit for the Landmarks Preservation Commission to act on designating buildings (NYT).

Here’s …

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U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney, who represents part of the Lower East Side, is voting against the president’s Iran nuclear agreement (Daily News).

The city paid …

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The city is gearing up to announce development deals on several NYCHA sites. The mayor says his plan is nothing like Michael Bloomberg’s controversial infill …

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Cops busted a California man for flying a drone on South Street near the Manhattan Bridge (Post).

Andrew Chung, “real estate heavyweight and former Carlyle …

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A crash on the Brooklyn Bridge this morning injured 7 people (Gothamist).

The TD Bank branch on Grand Street is the Canadian financial institution’s 127th …

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Two people were taken to the hospital after an East River Ferry mishap at Pier 11/Wall Street (Post).

Investigators bust an alleged drug ring that …

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Stabilizing New York, a tenant advocacy group, targets two “bad landlords” with a local presence: Croman Realty and Icon (Politico NY).

Brokers are asking $26.3 …

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Ben Shaoul is taking the neighbors to court in his effort to build a news luxury apartment building on East Houston Street (Commercial Observer).

A …

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A woman was attacked with “a sharp metal object” yesterday at Mott and Grand streets (Channel 2).

Two construction workers were injured at 210 Bowery …

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Churches being closed by the New York Archdiocese, including Church of the Nativity, celebrate their final services today (EV Grieve).

A prep school teacher is …

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There will be a sleepover/protest in Tompkins Square Park August 9 in response to the NYPD’s erection of a patrol tower. It’s been 27 years …

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A NYPD Skywatch tower goes up in Tompkins Square Park and a petition urges the mayor to take it down (EV Grieve).

A woman was …

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Just released grand jury testimony offers new proof that Ethel Rosenberg’s brother “doomed her with concocted testimony to spare his own wife from prosecution.” (NYT)



Morning Reads: Innovate Manhattan Charter School is Closing, Askan Menswear Comes to Orchard Street, Oldest NYC Footage

Innovate Manhattan Charter School on Delancey Street will close its doors, due to recruitment and budget woes (Chalkbeat).

Askan Menswear leases space at 151 Orchard St. …