Today’s News

New York Wheel Starts to Take Shape as Base Installed The base that will hold the legs of the massive New York Wheel was put in place on Staten Island’s waterfront Tuesday.

All-out war brewing between Hells Angels, NYPD More than 30 cops stormed the East Village headquarters and slapped bikers with summonses for any minor infractions they could find, according to police.

City Says It Will Leave Lonely Harlem Deer Alone, And So Should You Harlem residents are concerned and confused by a one-antlered deer that has taken up residence in a park there.

City Says It Will Leave Lonely Harlem Deer Alone, And So Should You

Man arrested after throwing tantrum inside Trump Tower A man with a phony US residency card was busted when he threw a fit at Trump Tower after realizing he wasn’t going to meet the billionaire president-elect, police sources said.

Allure Group in hot water with lender on dubious BK nursing home The mastermind behind the Rivington House scandal is in trouble again, this time with a lender on a Brooklyn nursing home that’s under investigation from state authorities.

Swastikas, ‘KKK’ Scrawled on Upper West Side Buildings and Phone Booths Police are investigating after a series of swastikas, “KKK” and “Nazi” were scrawled in marker on the outside of buildings and phone booths over a two-block stretch of Broadway.

‘Highway robbery’ of towing hits Riverdale The towing company that has been hauling away cars from the Skyview shopping center on Riverdale Avenue has been seizing cars merely moments after their drivers stepped across the street, demanding cash payments on the spot.

Staten Island Post Office To Be Renamed After Clerk Who Died in Sandy A bill passed in the House and Senate would rename the post office in Charleston, after Leonard Montalto who died after being trapped in the basement of his home during the storm.

Madison Ave fur shop worker quit to bring clients to nearby store A celeb-favorite Manhattan mink seller suddenly quit to work for a nearby competitor, taking clients and thousands in luxury merchandise with her, a new lawsuit alleges.

Mayhem

A Man Is Shot in the Back, and Only the Police Are Kept in the Dark Adrian Maldonado was killed after a drug deal at a Bronx housing complex. Rumors focused on a spurned lover, but witnesses were reluctant to come forward over fears of reprisals.

A Man Is Shot in the Back, and Only the Police Are Kept in the Dark

Project inferno kills baby boy, injures six A 1-year-old boy died and six others were injured in a raging apartment fire on the top story of a Brooklyn housing project early Wednesday, officials said.

Fire breaks out at NYU Langone Medical Center in Midtown Nobody was injured, in part because the fire erupted at the Kimmel Pavilion, a wing that is under construction.

Ex-boyfriend in custody in slaying of correction officer in Brooklyn The ex-boyfriend of a correction officer who was gunned down while sitting in her car in Brooklyn has been taken into custody in connection with the slaying.

Second Man Charged in Deadly Queens Shooting Police have made a second arrest in the shooting death of a man inside his girlfriend’s Queens home over the weekend.

Food & Drink

Reasons to Love New York: This Cabstand Still Serves the City’s Best Chai, Even After the Cabbies Went Away. Soho, where the Pakistani deli, Lahore, is located, has been menacing the little guy for at least 30 years.

Reasons to Love New York: This Cabstand Still Serves the City’s Best Chai, Even After the Cabbies Went Away.

World’s Cheapest Michelin Restaurant Opening Dim Sum Eatery Friday In NYC Tim Ho Wan, the dim sum-centric eatery started by Mak Kwai Pui and Leung Fai Keung in Hong Kong, opens their first United States location this Friday on 4th Avenue in the East Village.

Real Estate & Development

Academic Leadership Charter School Files for Seven-Story Facility The Academic Leadership Charter School has filed applications for a seven-story, 84,850-square-foot facility in Mott Haven.

Revealed: 9-Story Residential Building Seeking Rezoning at 251 Front St. The owner of a parking lot hopes to get an upzoning to construct a nine-story apartment building there

Ivanka Trump Lists Park Avenue Condo for $4.1 Million Ivanka Trump has just put one of her Manhattan apartments up for sale with a $4.1 million price tag.

Ivanka Trump Lists Park Avenue Condo for $4.1 Million

Former Ink Factory Site Could Be Transformed into Townhouses A former Sun Chemical factory is being sold to developer Tom Costa who hopes to rezone the lot so he can build residential units.

15 CPW penthouse hits market for $59M The ultra-luxury market may be slow, but that’s not stopping one owner at 15 Central Park West from listing a sprawling penthouse for $59 million.

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