News

A Guide to White House North The Manhattan White House of Donald J. Trump is in the center of one of the busiest and richest urban corridors in the world, close to major corporate and bank headquarters and expensive high-rises.

Nike’s new store is bringing chaos to Soho residents Soho residents are fed-up with the hordes of unruly crowds flocking to the 55,000-square-foot superstore that opened in their neighborhood last week.

Judge halts eviction of mentally disabled man as Brooklyn landlord seeks to boot tenants with disabilities A federal judge has issued a temporary order to stop the eviction of a mentally disabled man from his building — where the landlord in the gentrifying neighborhood allegedly no longer wants to lease apartments to tenants with disabilities.

Real Estate & Development

Stagg Group files plans for 163-unit Bronx resi project The 13-story building will span just over 134,000 square feet, including more than 5,000 square feet of community space in the basement.

Law professor’s eviction fight complicates billionaire’s plans for Brooklyn rental building A Brooklyn Law School professor is refusing to vacate a Brooklyn Heights rental building that a billionaire investor snapped up last year, setting in motion a flurry of lawsuits.

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Inside the American Copper Buildings, NYC’s ‘new skyline icon’ The American Copper Buildings is the third project that SHoP and JDS have collaborated on, but is the first to be realized.

Founder of Nautica lists 15 CPW apartment for $19M David Chu, founder of the preppy-menswear line Nautica, has listed an apartment at 15 Central Park West for $18.8 million, according to StreetEasy records.

Progress: 9-19 Ninth Avenue Construction is underway on BKSK Architects’ 2 1/2 story addition to 9-19 Ninth Avenue, a commercial structure in the Gansevoort Market Historic District that is slated to become the latest outpost for Restoration Hardware.

Business

Legendary Gleason’s Gym Debuts in New DUMBO Home Gleason’s Gym,which has trained legendary boxers ranging from Muhammad Ali to Mike Tyson, opened in new digs Monday after more than three decades on Front Street.

A Hotel Grows in Brooklyn: The Hot New William Vale in Williamsburg After months of construction that had neighborhood residents wondering what was up with the trippy, futuristic design and tall height of the building that was going up, the William Vale Hotel opened in September.

Food & Drink

It’s Been an Amazing Season for Exciting New Restaurants There are some big restaurants to be really excited about that should open in the next few weeks.

Bareburger Team to Open Smokehouse in Burnside Biscuits Space in Astoria The restaurant, called Salt & Bone, will be a no-gas barbeque joint that will serve up meats and vegetables cooked in a smoker fueled by whole logs of oak.

Mayhem

Man shot in leg at parking garage near Penn Station A 29-year-old man was blasted in the leg during a parking garage shooting near Penn Station in Manhattan on Sunday night, cops said.

Cops seize big haul of pot-laced treats Two cops in The Bronx scored some major brownie points by helping net an impressive haul of pot-laced goodies, including the chocolate squares, Rice Krispies and s’mores, police said.

Firefighter rescues elderly woman in three-alarm fire Surveillance video shows a firefighter dragging an 85-year-old woman to safety after rescuing her from a roaring three-alarm fire that ripped through her Bronx building Sunday night.

Man Shot, Killed in Front of Bronx Deli The man was shot in front of 981 Union Ave. in Morrisania at about 3 p.m., and emergency responders found him unresponsive with a gunshot wound to the chest, police said.

 

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