In today’s news….Leonard Cohen tributes at the Chelsea Hotel, Trump troubles in Brooklyn and 56th Street. In our business section: Luchas in the Bronx, a taste of fashion in Greenpoint and LIC lumber to the stars.


Many New Yorkers paid tribute to Leonard Cohen by putting flowers, letters, photos and more outside the famed Chelsea Hotel. Cohen will forever be tied to the Chelsea Hotel because of his 1974 classic, “Chelsea Hotel #2”, which detailed a sexual encounter with Janis Joplin there.


Donald Trump supporter punches woman in argument over politics at Bar Tabac “The guy came back in the restaurant, he was really mad — almost running to the lady. I was trying to catch him but he punched the girl.”

Securing Trump Tower could cause a traffic nightmare Securing Trump Tower could cause a traffic nightmare

‘Unprecedented’ Work Required to Open 2nd Avenue Subway by Year’s End, Officials Say “We’re working very judiciously to meet this date of Dec. 31,” the authority’s chairman, Thomas F. Prendergast, told board members at a committee meeting.

Two nursing home patients found dead on the same day An NYPD spokesman said police are not investigating the matter and that there is no link between the two deaths.

Flushing Neighbors Say Abandoned House Is Spoiling Block Neighbors said the owner of the home moved out more than a decade ago and left it to rot. Boarded up windows, overgrown bushes and branches litter the backyard.


Stolen MTA Bus Crashes The suspect drove the bus a few blocks, with the bus driver and then ordered him to get off.

SUV strikes 11-year-old boy in Queens, leaving him in critical condition An SUV struck and critically injured an 11-year-old boy as he crossed the street Monday afternoon, police and witnesses said.


Angelina’s Ristorante Opening Outpost in Long-Vacant New Springville Space The original Angelina’s opened inside a three-story mansion at 398 Ellis St. in 2008 and was given a score of “very good to excellent” by the Zagat guide.

Behind The Scenes With LeNoble Lumber, go-to suppliers for set-building materials

This masked businessman is bringing the sport of lucha libre to the Bronx Though pro wrestling has a reputation of being staged, Segundo insists a BWF match’s outcome is determined by the ability of a wrestler to pin his competitor

Where to Shop in Greenpoint: Alter With brands like Cheap Monday, Native Youth, and Baggu, Alter is a relatively alt, mid-range boutique that caters to both men and women.



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