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Drunk men screaming Trump’s name try to rip off Muslim student’s hijab Straphangers stood by and watched as three drunk white men repeatedly screamed “Donald Trump!” and hurled anti-Islam slurs Thursday at a Muslim Baruch College student before trying to rip her hijab off of her head on an East Side subway.

Brownsville tenants file lawsuit against landlord over lack of heat Tenants in one building in Brownsville, Brooklyn have had enough of the cold days and nights inside their apartments.

Suspected Burglar Dead After Being Subdued At Brooklyn Car Service A suspected burglar is dead after he was allegedly subdued while threatening to stab people at a Brooklyn car service Sunday.

There’s a one-antlered deer roaming around Manhattan The two-year old buck was spotted prancing around Jackie Robinson Park in Harlem Friday morning, prompting calls from neighbors.

Local Color & History

The History of 355 Grand Street, Demolished This Week When the demolition of nearly 200-year-old 355 Grand Street, a historical Federal-style row house on the Lower East Side, is complete this week, work on new six-story condos building will begin.

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New York’s Enchanted Garden Stepping out of New York City and into Wave Hill Gardens will literally make you feel as if you’ve been transported into a Disney Movie.

The Top 10 Secrets of Tompkins Square Park in NYC While it’s surrounded by businesses and restaurants today, the park was once a crime-ridden, gathering place for homeless people, as well as the site of various riots during the late 1900’s.

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Anne Rice Finds Inspiration Amid Taxidermied Animals A profile of the author at the Morbid Anatomy Museum

Mayhem

Freddie Gray ‘cousin’ attacks cop at subway station He allegedly slugged the officer in the face before being pepper-sprayed and tackled to the ground, police sources said.

Off-duty city correction officer fatally shot while sitting in car An off-duty city correction officer was fatally shot while sitting in her car in Brooklyn Sunday night.

Bronx slay suspect told cops he planned on cannibalism after cutting off lover’s penis A homeless man admitted to cops he hacked off his lover’s penis and intended to eat it after brutally killing him in his Bronx home, police said on Sunday.

Investigators searching for tipster who told ACS about battered tot Investigators are searching for the tipster who alerted child-welfare workers to the battered Brooklyn tot beaten within an inch of his life, allegedly by his mom’s boyfriend.

Thief rips ATM out of the ground with his Jeep in Queens as he carts off an unknown amount of cash The thief backed his Jeep up to the ATM outside a BP gas station on and threw a chain around the ATM, jumped back into his Jeep and hit the gas, ripping the money dispenser out of the ground.

Fire tears through Queens apartment building, injuring two The blaze started in a first floor apartment of a six-story building on Denman St. and Lamont Ave. in Elmhurst around 2:30 a.m.

Food & Drink

Meat the Burgrito Burgrito’s will serve a chopped up bacon cheeseburger and French fries drizzled in chipotle sauce and swaddled in a tortilla.

Le Bernardin tops French restaurant list The French seafood temple has been named the No. 1 restaurant in the US and No. 2 in the world by La Liste — a French roster of 1,000 eateries that awards “meta-rankings” synthesized from reviews in print and online.

Sichuan Dry Pot, from Subtle to Scorching, at MaLa Project The Sichuan dry pot at MaLa Project in the East Village is not like the traditional hot pot. Here, the chef, unseen, flips your chosen items in a wok with a philter of chile and spice.

Betony, a Three-Star Restaurant in Midtown, Will Close Betony opened in 2013. It occupies an elaborately decorated space on West 57th Street that once housed a Russian restaurant, Brasserie Pushkin.

Real Estate & Development

On the Market: Hamilton Heights Townhouse A four-family townhouse with five bedrooms and five baths, with original woodwork, six decorative fireplaces, exposed brick walls and hardwood floors throughout.

Jehovah’s Witnesses sell 69 Adams St. for $65 million The Jehovah’s Witnesses have sold 69 Adams St. in DUMBO, which had been one of the last properties left in their once-vast Brooklyn real-estate portfolio, for $65 million, city Finance Department records indicate.

State eyes massive development over South Bronx rail yard The state wants to deck over a nearly 13-acre rail yard in the South Bronx to make way for a massive waterfront development in the area.

Permits Filed for Eight Stories of Market-Rate Housing at 2438 Lyvere St. A builder based in Morris Park, in the East Bronx, has filed plans for an eight-story residential project in nearby Westchester Square, a working-class area with a growing immigrant population.

23-Story, 120-Unit Mixed-Use Building Tops Out at 56 Fulton St. Construction has topped out on the 23-story, 120-unit mixed-use building under development at 56 Fulton St.

160,000-Square-Foot Mixed-Use Tower Planned at One Boerum Place The project would include residential units and commercial space, possibly in the form of retail and/or offices.

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Clinton Hill Carriage House With Charm Potential, Huge Indoor Garage Asks $3.95 Million It’s got a floor of living space and a massive rear deck that sit atop an 80-foot garage — from which the former owner apparently ran a limousine business.

Revealed: 11-Story, Mixed-Use Building at 13 Greenpoint Ave. A 40-story tower is replacing an envelope factory between India and Huron Streets, and now an 11-story, mixed-use building will rise on an industrial site two blocks south at 13 Greenpoint Avenue, next to Transmitter Park.

 

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