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–A state audit shows that some people are being allowed to skip waiting lists to obtain apartments in the Knickerbocker Village complex on the Lower …

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–Icon Realty Management, which has a number of LES-based properties, is under investigation by a joint city-state tenant harassment task force. [The Real Deal]

–A …

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–A retrial date for Sheldon Silver has been set, although the former Lower East Side assemblyman is still taking his appeal to the U.S. Supreme …

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–Former City Council member Alan Gerson is thinking about running for Daniel Squadron’s state senate seat. [Tribeca Trib]

–The Post’s editorial board takes a swipe …

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–State election law is under new scrutiny after it became apparent that local State Sen. Daniel Squadron’s replacement will be chosen by Democratic Party bosses, …

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–City Council member Margaret Chin defends her first two terms in office during an endorsement meeting with Sing Tao Daily, the Chinese-language newspaper. [Voices of …

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–Video: An interview with Daniel Squadron about his decision to quit the state Senate. Speculation about his potential replacement: Reporter Zack Fink floats the names …

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–Opinion: A gondola over the East River to help cope with the looming L Train shutdown is an idea worthy of consideration. [Crain’s]

–Here’s some …

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–An overview of the campaign for City Council District 1, in which incumbent Margaret Chin faces three rivals who are hitting her hard over development …

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–The Bowery Ballroom and Mercury Lounge are splitting off from Bowery Presents, which was recently acquired by AEG. [New York Times]

–Will AEG rival Live …

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–Neighbors of the new Public Hotel on Chrystie Street are “seeing people having sex.” [DNAinfo]

–An attorney says the tenants at 10 Stanton St. might …

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–Ricardo Morales, the former city official linked to the Rivington House scandal, says he wants his job back. Responding to statements from the mayor that …

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–Cycling in the city has reached record levels. The transportation commissioner comes to the Brooklyn Bridge today to announce the results of a bike safety …

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–The mayor says the firing of Ricardo Morales had nothing to do with the fact that Morales had become a “hostile witness” in a federal …

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–A cement truck struck an 80-year-old man with a walker on Chrystie Street at Rivington Street yesterday. The victim is fighting for his life. [Channel …