News

Burglar loots woman’s dresser drawers for jewelry A burglar raided a woman’s E. 64th Street home on Nov. 22 — and took off with her pricey jewelry.

Downside of Lower Manhattan’s Boom: It’s Just Too Crowded City building records show that scaffolding was approved in 2007 for 45 John Street, a financially troubled conversion of a 14-story office building into rental apartments that has changed owners.

Tour buses glom parking spots near Brooklyn holiday light displays Residents who live along 86th St. in Dyker Heights — renowned for its glittering Christmas displays — are in an uproar over the Grinch-like takeover of their neighborhood.

Manhattan AIDS Memorial Recalls Impact of City’s Epidemic Coiniciding with World AIDS Day, a new memorial for victims of the disease was unveiled in Manhattan.

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NYPD Raids Brooklyn Warehouses, Seize More Than $7 Million in Bogus Apple, Samsung Smartphones Police raided two Brooklyn warehouses, seizing more than $7 million worth of counterfeit Apple and Samsung products after a months-long investigation that began when suspicious packages began coming in through Kennedy Airport.

Local Color & History

Carnage and Heroism: Memories of 1956 Bush Terminal Explosion On Dec. 3, 1956, the flagship dock of the Bush Terminal cargo shipping complex in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, was the site of one of the largest explosions in New York City history.

Real Estate & Development

This townhouse is set to be the most expensive ever sold in NYC 19 E. 64th St. is on track to set a record for the most expensive townhouse ever sold in New York City.

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New Developers Buy Site of Planned 9-Story, 33-Unit Mixed-Use Project The new building would include 2,768 square feet of ground-floor retail space, followed by residential units on the third through ninth floors.

Developer Plans to Demolish 4 Buildings on East 33rd Street A developer is planning to demolish four adjacent residential buildings on East 33rd Street without revealing what he has in store for the properties.

42-Story, 1,028-Unit Mixed-Use Complex Rises to 17th Floor at 606 West 57th St. Construction is now up to the 17th floor on the 42-story, 1,028-unit mixed-use complex under development at 606 West 57th St.

Business

At Alcone Makeup Shop, Flesh and Blood. And Lip Gloss, Too. A fixture in Hell’s Kitchen since 2006, the store sells makeup and other look-altering products to theater, film, fashion and beauty professionals.

Mayhem

Queens bicyclist dies at hospital after woman finds him sprawled out on sidewalk with head trauma Cops are investigating the mysterious death of a cyclist who was found sprawled out on a Queens sidewalk with head trauma.

 

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