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–A City Council subcommittee approved the controversial resiliency plan for East River Park yesterday, and full Council approval is expected on Thursday. [NY1]

–East Side …

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–Architecture critic Michael Kimmelman praises Essex Crossing in a piece that makes some good points, but is also loaded with factual errors and mischaracterizations of …

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–Searching for answers: Why Chuen Kwok, one of four murder victims in Chinatown, became homeless during the twilight of his life. [NY1]

–A City Council …

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–The sister of a construction worker killed on the Lower East Side plans to sue the owner of the Beth Hamedrash Hagadol synagogue, arguing that …

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–Police have released photos of two men wanted in a series of muggings on the Lower East Side. [New York Post]

–The Chinatown community came …

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–After winning height reductions and securing various new community amenities, members of the City Council are expected to approve the mayor’s borough-based jail plan today. …

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–A plan to merge two East Village schools — one diverse, one not — falls apart. [Chalkbeat]

–“An aggressive urban re-engineering experiment — new traffic …

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–The 14th Street busway finally made its debut on Thursday. [AM New York]

–NYC Ferry has been criticized as a waste of money that mostly …

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–The publicly accessible plaza at Essex Crossing will be dedicated today (Wednesday) at 5 p.m. The mega-project in the former Seward Park Urban Renewal Area …

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–Police released a new photo of a suspect wanted in a string of violent assaults on the Lower East Side. [Channel 2]

–Prosecutors say a …

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–The scandal-plagued building that once housed the Rivington House nursing home for AIDS patients has been sold to a mystery buyer for $160 million. The …

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–One in four luxury apartments in NYC are unsold. “The single largest reason the Lower East Side tops the list is because of the massive …

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–Deputy Mayor Vicki Been scolds local elected officials who fight the city’s development agenda, saying lawsuits such as the ones holding up the proposed East …

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–Local City Council members are reportedly pushing for height reductions in the mayor’s proposed borough-based jails. [Queens Daily Eagle]

–“For the first time, …

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–Cops are looking for a suspect who groped a 19-year-old woman inside a building near Ludlow and Broome streets. [Channel 7]

–A community-driven campaign has …