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–A recap of the first public hearing in the Two Bridges neighborhood concerning three new mega-towers. We’ll have our own wrap-up later today. [Curbed]

–Here’s the unabashedly pro-real estate take on the Two Bridges meeting, where, “red herrings went flying” and the mayor’s affordable housing failures were exposed! [New York YIMBY]

–Community Board 3 tries to navigate the treacherous political waters of a partial Chinatown rezoning. [City Limits]

–One Lower East Side building, 102 Norfolk St., plays a starring role in a long read on the 1994 City Council vote that precipitated the “gradual dismantling of New York’s system of rent stabilization.” [Pro Publica]

–City Council member Margaret Chin is one of seven Council members who have endorsed Mayor de Blasio ahead of his re-election campaign. [Daily News]

–New York City is bracing for possible funding cuts in public housing under the Trump regime. [Politico]

–Audio: Tenement Museum guides are receiving special training to cope with visitors who have differing views about immigration in the Trump era. [WNYC]

–A look at the history of the Baruch Baths, which has been closed to the public for many years. [Untapped Cities]

–Wolfgang Staehle has documented gentrification from the fire escape of his Lower East Side tenement since 2005. [Artnet]

–People lined up in the East Village to check out Tim Ho Wan, “the most anticipated dim sum restaurant of 2016.” [Eater]

–“War has broken out over a beloved regular Sunday night party,” with the Rumpus Room on the LES claiming it has the original “Smiths Night.” [Page Six]

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