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–Local activists plan to file for a rezoning of the waterfront in the Two Bridges area to curtail three proposed mega-towers. [City Limits]

–18 months …

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–“Reformer Brian Kavanagh has locked up the support he needs to get the Democratic nomination for a vacant state Senate seat after the Brooklyn party …

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–Even if Margaret Chin prevails, women are certain to lose ground in the new City Council. [City & State]

–“I will bury you!” Property owners …

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–The Department of Education’s diversity plan for District 1 is facing pushback from local parents. [WNYC]

–Margaret Chin barely won re-election thanks in no small …

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–An election day tidbit concerning candidate Carlina Rivera: “A City Council candidate who lives in Section 8 housing for low-income residents had online photos scrubbed …

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–Endorsement Wire: Christopher Marte for City Council District 1. [Villager]

–Endorsement Wire: Carlina Rivera for City Council District 2. [Villager]

–Brooklyn’s Democratic Party boss wants …

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–Police are looking for two suspects who have been mugging subway commuters. One of the incidents happened on the J Train at Delancey Street station. …

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–A homeless man was arrested after allegedly stealing a car and striking a worker for a private garbage collection company outside 215 Chrystie St. yesterday. …

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–A lawyer who formerly worked in the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office, Eileen Naples, is joining the race to replace State Sen. Daniel Squadron. Political reporter …

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–Jimmy Carbone is hopeful he can reopen his restaurant, Jimmy’s No. 43, but he needs more financial backing in order to make it happen. [Gothamist]



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–A look at the four candidates competing to replace State Sen. Daniel Squadron. [Tribeca Trib]

–After eviction proceedings concluded, landlord Steve Croman moved his 9300 …

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–A recap of yet another District 2 City Council debate. [Gotham Gazette]

–Here’s an analysis of who’s receiving money from the real estate industry in …

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–Editorial: Former State Sen. Daniel Squadron and some of his former colleagues mishandled their resignations. “All too often, (Democratic politicians in New York) have a …

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–“Co-living” is one of the more talked about gimmicks in the real estate industry. Here’s a survey of recent projects, including Quarters, a co-living concept …

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–Steve Cuozzo marvels at the changes at the the Post’s old stomping grounds on South Street. Referring to Extell’s One Manhattan Square, he writes, “in …