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SpotCorner brings New Yorkers local news and updates happening near where they live, work and spend time. While it’s impossible to keep up with the news websites, blogs and other sources, we follow the latest news, crime, real estate updates, restaurant reviews, hidden histories and anything else to uncover what’s happening across the city.

If you’re new here, or find yourself in a new neighborhood, our Main Map lets you see all of our entries, and lets you immediately see what’s happened closest to you. Our recent news highlights news from the past several days.

We also post spotlights on our blog. Want to see the best burgers? Or what construction is happening in Queens? We regularly compile maps that give New Yorkers a sense of what’s happening.

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This map shows what’s happened over the past couple of weeks. To see more, check out our News Map.

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Best Seafood Restaurants in Jersey City: Hooked JC: 40.714636, -74.067080
Best Seafood Restaurants in Jersey City: Just Beclaws: 40.722135, -74.046533
Best Seafood Restaurants in Jersey City: Morgan Fish Market & Restaurant: 40.731724, -74.068172
The Met Goes Beyond Its Doors to Pick a Leader Who Bridges Art and Technology: 40.779437, -73.963244
Popular merengue singer knocked out, attacked with machetes in New York City: 40.848132, -73.932965
Torso, Bags of Body Parts Discovered in NYC Park Identified as 26-Year-Old Woman: 40.636345, -73.882343
Steel Begins Extruding for 30 Hudson Yards’ Sky-High Observation Deck: 40.754661, -74.003783
Amazon rival takes Bronx warehouse: 40.824863, -73.883205
Renderings Revealed for Outdoor Space as Exterior Hoist Removed From 3 WTC: 40.710760, -74.011652
Permits Filed at 228 Vanderbilt Avenue, Fort Greene: 40.690524, -73.969644
New York City Restaurant Named Among Best in the Country for 2018: 40.734330, -74.003152
The Story Behind New York City’s New Egg House: 40.722191, -73.992415
Brooklyn pol runs campaign out of his nonprofit\'s housing: 40.670734, -73.947945
N.J. cops head to Florida seeking couple in death of baby found inside suitcase on PATH train tracks: 40.734849, -74.067150
Thieves steal wheels from cars at Jersey City dealership lot: 40.714979, -74.095503
Historic Carroll Gardens school may be saved from the wrecking ball: 40.681962, -73.997626
Penn Station’s “summer of hell” will return with more Amtrak repairs: 40.750568, -73.993519
Renderings Revealed as Ground Broken for 100 Monitor Street, Jersey City: 40.711757, -74.057225
Watch: NYC’s Best Mozzarella Made Right Here in The Bronx: 40.855347, -73.887424
Studio Libeskind’s first NYC building will be affordable housing for seniors in Bed-Stuy: 40.697543, -73.940896
The Ashford Will Bring Gatsby Glamour to Newark Avenue: 40.720359, -74.043860
Construction Tour: One Vanderbilt: 40.753076, -73.978415
Permits Filed for 319 Lenox Road, Prospect Lefferts Gardens: 40.654483, -73.948909
Manhattan dentist cuffed for allegedly sexually abusing man in his office as secretary finished work in other room: 40.763724, -73.970257
Nordstrom opens first store in New York City: 40.766376, -73.981980
Inside Look as 99 Hudson Street Surpasses Halfway Point to 900′ Pinnacle: 40.715408, -74.035180
Where to Eat New York City’s Most Eye-Popping Duck Dishes: Ferris: 40.746319, -73.989515
Where to Eat New York City’s Most Eye-Popping Duck Dishes: Frenchette: 40.719594, -74.005683
Where to Eat New York City’s Most Eye-Popping Duck Dishes: Tetsu: 40.717336, -74.005296
Where to Eat New York City’s Most Eye-Popping Duck Dishes: Otway: 40.682801, -73.963713
Morgenstern’s Finest Ice Cream Taking Over Shuttered Silver Spurs in the Village: 40.727197, -73.999894
New York Loses Another Good One — Balaboosta Will Close: 40.722200, -73.996018
Sicko who raped, robbed teacher in her Bronx apartment building arrested: 40.824924, -73.916212
The 1897 Rawitser Building - 380-384 Canal Street: 40.721053, -74.004796
A Closer Look at 30 Warren: 40.714404, -74.007969
Studio Gang’s new 51-story Brooklyn tower is revealed: 40.689946, -73.985047
Tribeca\'s Souths Awaits Its Last Last Call: 40.718410, -74.004833
How Do You Change the Light Bulbs in Carnegie Hall?: 40.765126, -73.979924
Rice Balls, Subtle and Showy Alike, at Omusubi Gonbei: 40.750705, -73.976843
Mordi\'s Expands with New Storefront: 40.710487, -74.061008
Major New Office Development Coming to 799 Broadway: 40.732383, -73.991489
Permits Filed for 177 East Mosholu Parkway North, Norwood: 40.875368, -73.881164
Beloved Brooklyn pizzeria Di Fara shut down by health inspectors: 40.624990, -73.961628
Chick-fil-A’s Creepy Infiltration of New York City: 40.710401, -74.008552
The Oldest Sidewalk Scaffold in New York City Tells All: 40.829362, -73.940078
Take a look inside the most luxurious mall in New York City, where Wall Streeters shop designer brands like Louis Vuitton and Gucci: 40.713307, -74.015990
Displaced Lower Manhattan tenants find their belongings in dumpster: 40.716831, -73.995330
Trump Wants America to Revert to the Queens of His Childhood: 40.717201, -73.785257
Fight at Queens nightclub leaves two brothers shot: 40.699568, -73.820885
Blissville, a tiny Queens enclave, resists influx of homeless: 40.736211, -73.936719
Famed gay rights lawyer sets himself on fire at Prospect Park in protest suicide against fossil fuels: 40.652409, -73.971129
Twin brothers get rich sheltering homeless in disgusting apartments: 40.806955, -73.918461
Shoplifter dies after scuffle with Brooklyn grocery store employees: 40.646868, -73.957584
Mercedes driver cuffed after he drunkenly sparks three-car crash, leaves 8 hospitalized, 2 critically in Brooklyn: 40.635904, -73.950946
Bouncer at Hoboken club threw man down stairs, knocked him out: 40.736719, -74.029136
Hoboken’s 700 Jackson Wins Smart Growth Award for Resiliency Efforts: 40.746570, -74.038974
Stray bullet hits grandmother in back of head as teen shoots rival on Brooklyn street: 40.646783, -73.958223
Building the Brooklyn Bridge, in Graphic Detail: 40.706086, -73.996864
Council okays use of eminent domain to seize Gowanus plots as part of canal cleanup: 40.681627, -73.985936
Permits Filed for 30-38 29th Street, Astoria, Queens: 40.766832, -73.924061
Permits Filed for 2111 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island: 40.640567, -74.133481
Permits Filed for 952 Bushwick Avenue, Bushwick: 40.692275, -73.923590
Even the Gelato Is Infused With Mezcal at Claro: 40.677425, -73.986274
The Scoop on Swedish Candy: It’s More Than Fish: 40.719769, -73.989637
The Maraschino Mogul’s Secret Life: 40.678135, -74.015848
Construction Update: 10 Montieth: 40.701192, -73.936257
Studio Gang’s “Solar Carve Tower” Tops Out at 40 Tenth Avenue: 40.741486, -74.008156
Arrest made in fatal stabbing of retired Jersey City teacher, coach: 40.742424, -74.053774
10 Quintessential Cheap Eats Dishes in NYC: A & A Bake & Doubles: 40.680939, -73.949538
10 Quintessential Cheap Eats Dishes in NYC: Katz’s Delicatessen: 40.722232, -73.987375
10 Quintessential Cheap Eats Dishes in NYC: Charles Pan Fried Chicken: 40.814639, -73.948312
10 Quintessential Cheap Eats Dishes in NYC: Espresso Pizzeria: 40.616268, -74.030345
10 Quintessential Cheap Eats Dishes in NYC: Al Naimat: 40.748798, -73.891637
10 Quintessential Cheap Eats Dishes in NYC: Mamoun’s: 40.730268, -74.000417
City Orders Sims Statue Removed From Central Park: 40.796057, -73.961184
Rendering Revealed for 32-Story Condo Building at 543 West 122nd Street: 40.811590, -73.960021
Four-alarm Trump Tower fire caused by overloaded power strips, says FDNY: 40.762368, -73.973999
Proposal to create Central Harlem historic district gains momentum: 40.812754, -73.945541
NYC’s Oldest Brick Townhouse is in Chinatown: 40.714620, -73.997442
City sues Airbnb over subpoena it rejected: 40.738828, -73.998716
Exclusive Reveal for $700 Million Harlem River Yards Mega-Project, Including New York’s First Soccer Stadium Designed by Rafael Viñoly: 40.805257, -73.927870
A Highly Historic, Incredibly Tasty Food Tour of Manhattan’s Chinatown: Nom Wah Tea Parlor: 40.714458, -73.998259
A Highly Historic, Incredibly Tasty Food Tour of Manhattan’s Chinatown: Wo Hop: 40.714279, -73.998923
A Highly Historic, Incredibly Tasty Food Tour of Manhattan’s Chinatown: Golden Fung Wong Bakery: 40.715150, -73.999003
A Highly Historic, Incredibly Tasty Food Tour of Manhattan’s Chinatown: On Leong Tong Building: 40.716695, -73.998083
Times Square NYPD Substation Demolished Ahead of Glossy Makeover: 40.756864, -73.986230
Soon to Go: McMahon\'s Oyster House 499 3rd Avenue: 40.745339, -73.978021
Lawyer for alleged Port Authority bomber may seek change of venue: 40.755995, -73.988843
Restaurant With Focus on Baijiu Opens in East Village: 40.730823, -73.985777
Body found on Staten Island beach: 40.537904, -74.129405
New U-Haul self-storage facility coming to Staten Island: 40.640567, -74.133481
Knife-wielding man forced teen to perform sex act in park bathroom: 40.667645, -73.890604
Landmarking Coney Island’s historic boardwalk may not protect its wooden boards, preservationists worry: 40.573003, -73.984465
Brooklyn-Based Bowling Alley, the Gutter, Headed For Essex Crossing: 40.717885, -73.989379
Tapering Begins As 111 West 57th Street Reaches For 1,428-Foot Pinnacle: 40.764871, -73.977872
RoofTop at Exchange Place Has the Skyline Views and Sunset Punch You May Desire: 40.715749, -74.033918
Manhattan turf war: ‘Billionaires Row’ vs. homeless shelter: 40.765640, -73.978819
Disabled MTA Busdriver Stabbed To Death In His Bushwick Home: 40.691541, -73.913612
Checkin’ in with ... the new chairman of Sunset Park’s Community Board 7: 40.650502, -74.007920
Where Broken Violins Get Fixed. And Valuable Ones Get Sold.: 40.774550, -73.980455
Major food changes coming to Times Square: 40.757646, -73.987278
Renderings Revealed for 3254, 3258 Parkside Place, Norwood: 40.875231, -73.873752
Norman Foster’s Park Avenue office tower is now halfway to its pinnacle: 40.761634, -73.971799
Permits Filed for 199 Montrose Avenue, Williamsburg: 40.707764, -73.941066
\'The G.O.A.T.\' restaurant is coming to Staten Island: 40.589150, -74.101467
Construction Update: 100 Franklin: 40.718243, -74.005181
‘Outrageous’ $17 Toll to Cross the Verrazano Vexes Drivers: 40.606969, -74.044607
‘Fearless Girl’ gets a permanent home across from New York Stock Exchange: 40.706920, -74.010819
3 accused of choking, robbing man in Bronx stairwell: 40.832420, -73.871164
Former NYPD cop repeatedly raped co-worker at Bronx hospital: suit: 40.830547, -73.929208
Straylight, an Art Bar in Chinatown, Opens in the Shadow of Le Baron: 40.714599, -73.999405
In New York City, following in David Bowie’s footsteps: Washington Square Park: 40.730950, -73.997662
In New York City, following in David Bowie’s footsteps: Caffe Reggio: 40.730268, -74.000417
In New York City, following in David Bowie’s footsteps: His Home: 40.724217, -73.995773
In New York City, following in David Bowie’s footsteps: Olive\'s: 40.726670, -74.002354
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A Closer Look at 30 Warren
The building extends along the full block of Church between Chambers and Warren, with the apartments stacked away from Chambers. (Tribeca Citizen, 4/11/18)
30 Warren Street, New York, NY, USA
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Chick-fil-A’s Creepy Infiltration of New York City
The restaurant, on Fulton Street, is the company’s fourth in Manhattan, and it opened last month to the kind of slick, corporate-friendly fanfare that can only greet a new chain location. (The New Yorker, 4/13/18)
144 Fulton St, NY, New York 10038, USA
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Where to Eat New York City’s Most Eye-Popping Duck Dishes: Tetsu
At the ground-level dining room of Masa Takayama’s Tribeca robatayaki, you can cop a few simple bites of roasted duck with Napa-cabbage slaw that’s topped with crispy duck skin. (Grub Street, 4/12/18)
78 Leonard St, NY, New York 10013, USA
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Renderings Revealed for Outdoor Space as Exterior Hoist Removed From 3 WTC
An 11,000 square-foot outdoor terrace will be located on the 17th floor of 3WTC, which will be the World Trade Center’s first outdoor space. (NY YIMBY, 4/11/18)
Tags: Manhattan Real Estate & Development
3 World Trade Center, New York, NY, USA
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Straylight, an Art Bar in Chinatown, Opens in the Shadow of Le Baron
Straylight visitors enter through a stairway art installation (by Jonah Freeman and Justin Lowe) with harsh fluorescent lighting, fictional pharmaceuticals and videos of zombies doing yoga. (NY Times, 4/18/18)
Tags: Chinatown
32 Mulberry Street, New York, NY, USA
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Construction Update: 100 Franklin
Superstructure is close to topping out at 100 Franklin, the two building residential development on a triangular shaped lot in Tribeca. (Field Condition, 4/19/18)
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100 Franklin Street, New York, NY, USA
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A Highly Historic, Incredibly Tasty Food Tour of Manhattan’s Chinatown: Wo Hop
Down a steep red flight of stairs, is the second oldest restaurant in Chinatown, founded in 1938. (Eater, 4/16/18)

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17 Mott St, NY, New York 10013, USA
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Tribeca's Souths Awaits Its Last Last Call
After nearly 18 years, the restaurant-bar at 273 Church St. will be one more empty storefront in Tribeca. (Tribeca Trib, 4/9/18)
273 Church Street, New York, NY, USA
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