Mayhem

4 Injured When Car Jumps Curb in Park Slope, FDNY Says The car plowed through the window of a DII discount store, right next to a B61 bus stop.

Subway fare-beating ex-con bites cop, claims he has AIDS An ex-con bit one NYPD officer and spat on two more as they tried to arrest him for fare-beating, and then told cops he had AIDS.

Teen girl, 17, burned after boy sets her hair on fire at high school A 17-year-old girl was rushed to the hospital with burns after a classmate set her hair on fire at a Brooklyn high school Tuesday, officials said.

Teen girl, 17, burned after boy sets her hair on fire at high school

Queens girl, 11, molested by green taxi driver An 11-year-old girl told police a green taxi driver molested her after she ran away from her Queens home.

Kids gang up on 30-year-old man and steal his laptop bag A group of kids — one as young as 8 years old — beat up and robbed a man in Brooklyn, cops.

News

More Bike Lanes Could Be Rolling Into Park Slope The Department of Transportation will present plans Thursday for a bike lane on Seventh Avenue between Flatbush Avenue and 15th Street.

Vandals break stone angel outside Brooklyn church A drunken duo toppled a religious idol and broke it outside a Catholic church in Brooklyn — all while taking a photo late Saturday, a police source said.

Developer Planning Car-Free Retail Plaza on Narrow Thames Street A narrow, sloping street between two soaring Financial District towers is moving toward getting a car-free, cobblestone overhaul.

Developer Planning Car-Free Retail Plaza on Narrow Thames Street

New York Education Department Drops Plan to Merge 2 Harlem Schools The DOE is withdrawing a plan to merge two elementary schools in southern Harlem after receiving criticism that it had not given parents enough time to respond.

Business

Old Greenpoint haunt of Brooklyn Night Bazaar becomes a ‘creative incubator’ The former haunt of the Brooklyn Night Bazaar on Norman Avenue in Greenpoint will reopen after the holidays as A/D/O, a flexible work space designed by nARCHITECTS dedicated to advancing collaboration in design.

New owner to shut down Bronx factory, move jobs to Indiana Allegion broke promise to keep warehouse open, says former owner of Zero International, a 92-year-old maker of fireproof doors and hinges

Local Color & History

Van Nuyse House, Flatbush Southeast Brooklyn still has a number of colonial-era houses constructed by Dutch and English settlers from the mid 18th to early 19th Century.

Real Estate & Development

Extell’s One Manhattan Square offloads its $13M duplex penthouse Sales launched last month at Extell’s sleek Lower East Side monolith One Manhattan Square, and today, the developers announced that one of the two extremely ritzy duplex penthouses has officially sold for roughly $13 million.

Former Tuberculosis Hospital Complex on Staten Island Is Up for Development City-owned site has 26 buildings on 80 acres; a call for developers interested in project

Third developer reveals huge tower on Lower East Side waterfront Starrett Corporation is moving forward with a 700-foot tower.

Three-Story, 61,100-Square-Foot NYCHA Community Center Planned The 62-foot-tall facility will contain multi-purpose rooms, club rooms, play rooms, a basketball court, and a community garden.

Three-Story, 61,100-Square-Foot NYCHA Community Center Planned

Food & Drink

Top New York Restaurants of 2016 New York Times Food Critic Pete Wells lists his top New York restaurants.

Eatsa NYC: Automated quinoa restaurant to open this fall The fully automated “restaurant” features a menu of customizable bowls with the ancient grain quinoa as a base.

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