In today’s news: Leonard Cohen tributes at the Chelsea Hotel, Trump troubles in Brooklyn and 56th Street. In our real estate & development section: Luchas in the Bronx, a taste of fashion in Greenpoint and LIC lumber to the stars.
Trump Won the Election, but 3 Manhattan Buildings Will Lose His Name Three Trump Place buildings on the Upper West Side will now be known by their street addresses — 140, 160 and 180 Riverside Boulevard.
Tribeca Steakhouse Tells Women To ‘Calm Down’ After Customers Shout ‘Grab Them By Their Pussies’ Three women walking past the Tribeca location of Wolfgang’s Steakhouse say they were verbally harassed with President-elect Trump’s infamous “grab them by the pussies” statement by three men smoking outside the restaurant.
Man ‘Joked’ He’d Shoot Hotel Worker If Clinton Won the Election, Police Say A man threatened to shoot a Holiday Inn employee if Hillary Clinton won the election — then claimed it was a joke when the employee called the police, the NYPD said.
Brooklyn Man Is Charged in Hit-and-Run Death of Cyclist The cyclist, Matthew von Ohlen, a bartender and a founder of a bike repair vending machine business, was riding in a bicycle lane on Grand Street around 2:30 a.m. on July 2, when he was struck by a car, the Brooklyn district attorney’s office said.
Teen boy found dead on train tracks with burns on body A 17-year-old boy reported missing by his parents in Chelsea died on a set of Bronx train tracks early Tuesday after coming into contact with the third rail, officials said.
Robbers pummel Brooklyn Family Dollar staffer with shopping baskets The eight suspects ransacked the Atlantic Ave. store near Ralph Ave. in Crown Heights at about 8 p.m. Saturday, stealing nine tower speakers, officials said.
Real Estate & Development
Homes for Sale in Brooklyn and Manhattan A recent listing includes a three-bedroom two-and-a-half-bath two-story 1905 row house with a full dining room, a renovated kitchen, a front patio, a back deck and a backyard.
New York Wheel’s first two pedestals arrive on Staten Island The pedestals were brought over by barge from Montreal and shipped down the Hudson River to Staten Island.
Reveal For Cornell Tech’s Executive Education Center & Hotel Building The building will include four 50- to 75-seat classrooms and a 195-key hotel.
With Trump Proposal to Expand Bronx Golf Course, Some See Red, Not Greens Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point in the Bronx. The de Blasio administration opposes the Trump Organization’s proposal to extend two holes to the East River, so the developer went to the local community board Tuesday to cultivate support.
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