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–Today is the 106th commemoration of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire. [Facebook Invite]

–Six people were arrested in connection with a gun-running operation that used …

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–Here’s yet another story on the Lower East Side luxury condo boom. Several new projects, brokers say, are attracting, “older and more established buyers such …

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–Professor Peter Kwong, an Asian-American scholar and very familiar presence in Chinatown, has died. [City Limits]

–At the Lower East Side’s High School for Dual …

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–NYCHA accidently sent eviction letters to residents of the Gompers Houses. [New York Post]

–At a Sunday town hall meeting on the Lower East Side, …

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–An off-duty NYPD traffic agent was allegedly drunk and speeding when he crashed on the Williamsburg Bridge yesterday morning. A backseat passenger, Amanda Miner, was …

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–Another look at Gary Barnett’s big gamble on the Lower East Side, where he’s building the 80-story One Manhattan Square condo complex. Real estate industry …

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–The city outlines plans for bike lane improvements on the Williamsburg side of the Williamsburg Bridge. [DNAinfo]

–Chinatowns nationwide are grappling with gentrification. [NPR]

–Photographer …

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–As of 11 a.m., New York City had received 5 inches of snow. [National Weather Service]

–The neo-Nazi arrested for allegedly attacking two brothers outside …

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–A blizzard warning goes into effect at midnight tonight. 12-20 inches of snow expected, forecasters allege. [NYC Emergency Management]

–Report: “Black and Hispanic neighborhoods (in …

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–A former NYU student has won a $29 million lawsuit against an East Village property owner in connection with her 2008 fall from a fire …

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–In the face of strong local opposition, the Department of Education has decided against co-locating a charter school inside University Neighborhood High School’s building on …

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–Residents are concerned about an uptick of crime on the Lower East Side. Some blame the bars and clubs. [Channel 5]

–A 23-year-old aspiring rapper, …

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–The mayor says he had no involvement in the decision to fire the official in his administration who approved the lifting of deed restrictions at …

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–Local residents weigh in on the Parks Department’s plan to lower fences at Tompkins Square Park. [DNA Info]

–City Council members criticized NYCHA for taking …

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–A saturated art market has led to tough times for a lot of galleries. “A growing number of gallerists… have had to shut up shop …