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–Headline of the day: “Subsidized complex turns itself into a gated community.” This is probably not how the board of Masaryk Towers hoped to be …

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–Mayor de Blasio came to the Lower East Side last night for a town hall meeting. We’ll have the full story later today. A few …

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–The Lower East Side gallery, Envoy Enterprises, is closing. Owner Jimi Dams is harshly critical of the current New York City art market and says …

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–Artists gather at the Bowery mural wall to protest “rape culture.” A controversial work by David Choe was recently painted over after statements by Choe …

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–After a controversy erupted around artist David Choe’s past statements regarding sexual assault, his Bowery mural has been painted over. Choe has come out with …

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–“A renewal project 60 years in the making.” Not much new in this primer on the Essex Crossing project. We do learn that 60,000 people …

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–Opinion: The NYPD should change its tactics after the recent deaths of several bicyclists. The evidence “suggests that the NYPD sees New Yorkers who bike …

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–The family of David A. Cohen, a longtime Lower East Side landlord, has sold a strip of low-slung buildings at 162-166 Bowery (near Delancey Street) …

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–On Friday, Katz’s Deli will open up an outpost inside the new Dekalb Market in downtown Brooklyn. Owner Jake dell says, “The truth is, you …

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–The last public engagement workshop for the Lowline underground park project will take place this evening. [Facebook]

–The state controller released a report on NYC …

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–Penn South Capital, Conway Capital and Rudd Realty Management snapped up 101-103 Stanton St., a 14-unit tenement building, for $12.9 million. Only four of the …

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–The Hotel Indigo on Ludlow Street has been put up for sale. Insiders speculate the property could go for around $176 million. [Commercial Observer]

–A …

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–“The Bernie Madoff of Landlords” pleads guilty. “But highlighting a lack of laws targeting bad landlords, none of the criminal charges is related to (Steve) …

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–Commuters endured a terrible ride home on the F Train last night. [Daily News]

–At a hearing yesterday, City Council members told officials with the …

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–In a lawsuit, property owner Maria Hrynenko blames her management company for the deadly Second Avenue explosion in 2015. [New York Post]

–A look at …