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Donald Trump’s Son-in-law Ruined My Thanksgiving, Tenant’s Lawsuit Says A rent-stabilized tenant in a Kushner-owned building at 331 E. Ninth St. said in a lawsuit that her kitchen and bathroom were destroyed by construction workers renovating an unoccupied unit above her apartment.

Trump Fan Fined for Huge Yard Sign is Trying to Raise $10K to Fight Ruling The Donald Trump fan whose 16-foot “T” yard sign got him a $2,400 fine from the city, started an online campaign over the weekend to raise $10,000 to cover the cost of the fines, plus what he says are legal expenses needed to fight it.

Mayor’s shelter plans at Maspeth, Queens, hotel threatened by second lawsuit Legal action could prevent de Blasio administration from going forward with housing homeless on site.

Man Sentenced to 15 Years for Stealing Brownstone with Forged Signature A man was sentenced to up to 15 years prison on Wednesday for stealing a Bedford-Stuyvesant brownstone by forging a judge’s signature, according to the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office.

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Staten Island Nonprofit Opening Toy Store Where Everything Is Free For The Holidays For the fifth year in a row, a Staten Island nonprofit is opening a holiday toy store where everything is free.

Mayhem

Gunman shoots, kills 27-year-old woman outside Brooklyn housing project The killer opened fire on Loring Ave. outside the Pink Houses in East New York around 12:30 a.m., cops said.

Woman Pushing Stroller Mugged Near Central Park, Sources Say A woman pushing a stroller was knocked down and had her purse stolen near Central Park Wednesday afternoon, police and sources said.

Group of punks attack, mug woman delivering Chinese food to Bronx home Three assailants punched and robbed a 53-year-old woman delivering Chinese food to a Bronx home, police said Wednesday.

Robber Hits 3 Manhattan Banks During Thanksgiving Week, Police Say A robber made off with nearly $2,000 from three Manhattan banks during Thanksgiving week, at one point climbing onto a teller counter to pull cash from the register.

Local Color & History

Curbed The Church of the Holy Communion, originally used as an Episcopalian church, has become one of the city’s most well-known shape-shifters, serving as everything from a nightclub to a shopping destination to a gym.

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Food & Drink

Chinese Tuxedo, Cantonese in a Grand Chinatown Space, Opens The restaurateurs Eddy Buckingham and Jeff Lam have opened this two-floor restaurant in the heart of Chinatown in what was said to be a former opera house.

Real Estate & Development

Huge East Harlem development will have 400 affordable apartments Apartments here will range in size from studios to three-bedrooms and amenities in the building include a landscaped courtyard, several rooftop terraces, a laundry facility, and a gym.

Photos: The Greenpoint One of the first projects under construction in this new neighborhood is The Greenpoint, a 40-story condo and rental tower located at West Street between India and Huron Streets.

Landmarks Approves Expansion of Hamilton-Holly House Changes are on the way to a piece of Alexander Hamilton’s familial legacy. On Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission approved work to be done at the Hamilton-Holly House. However, the changes won’t be exactly what was proposed, particularly on the house’s rear.

WeWork expands Lexington Ave. office space with 3 more floors The shared-workspace giant has just signed for three more floors at Charles S. Cohen’s 135 E. 57th St. at Lexington Avenue.

Manhattan Mansion Is Going Up for Auction Riverside Drive property is expected to fetch between $13 million to $16 million when it goes on the block Dec. 20

 

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