Today’s News

Harlem Deer Is Captured and Will Be Killed A deer that had been living in a park in Harlem was captured by the police early Thursday after wandering onto a lawn at a nearby housing complex, and he will be killed, a spokeswoman for Mayor Bill de Blasio said.

Flushing’s growing pains With an overtaxed infrastructure and thousands of condos in the pipeline, can the Queens enclave sustain the housing boom?

South Bronx tenants sue landlord, alleging unsafe conditions and rats More than two dozen tenants are suing landlord Seth Miller, claiming he’s created a slew of unsafe conditions — including mold, damaged ceilings, lack of heat and hot water and a rat infestation — at 919 Prospect Ave.

Tenants File Suit Against Notorious Landlord Over ‘Harassment’ Tactics Nine tenants of 159 Stanton St. have accused a reviled landlord for alleged harassment tactics, of trying to drive them out of their homes with unsafe construction practices after aggressive buy-out offers didn’t succeed.

Tenants File Suit Against Notorious Landlord Over ‘Harassment’ Tactics

City Fines NYU Contractor for Unsafe Conditions After Workers Spark Fire The city has fined a contractor at an NYU Langone Medical Center construction site in the wake of a fire that sent plumes of black smoke into the air on Wednesday, according to a Department of Buildings spokesman.

Students Show Support for Immigrants, LGBTQ With Holiday Window Display Art students from Progress High School filled up the window of Empire Locks with positive messages.

‘Big Ang’s’ Estate Sued for $1M After Man Dies Outside Her Bar The family of a man killed outside a bar that was owned by “Big Ang” has filed a suit against her estate for his death.


Cement truck fatally plows over man riding his bike A man riding a bike was killed when he was run over by a cement truck in Manhattan Thursday morning, authorities said.

School bus overturns in Brooklyn, injuring seven A school bus flipped on its side at the intersection of Dumont Ave. and Hemlock St. in East New York, Brooklyn at about 3:40 p.m. Thursday.

A teen armed with a handgun robbed one of his classmates at a Brooklyn high school.Teen robs his classmate at gunpoint in school

Gunman carjacks Honda Accord in Bronx, steals credit cards A gunman forced a 23-year-old woman out of an idling Honda Accord double-parked on a Bronx street — then took the car on a joyride to Inwood.

Local Color & History

The Best Architecture in New York of 2016 A selection of projects that are “a kind of belated thank you note for a few projects that kept faith with architecture’s ideals and the city’s better self.”

The Best Architecture in New York of 2016

Before That Gilded Tower, Another President-Elect Had a Manhattan Home Base The last time a president-elect ran a transition from the east side of Manhattan, it took place in that 65th Street residence, the home of Franklin D. and Eleanor Roosevelt, on a street of understated grandeur.


Food & Drink

At Pata Cafe, Few Ingredients but a Mélange of Thai Flavors Steal in after sunset, just before the cafe closes, and you may have it to yourself, along with its very brief menu of plain-spoken Thai dishes, none over $10, handwritten on kraft paper on the back wall.

Trump Grill Could Be the Worst Restaurant in America Trump’s Great America tastes like an M.S.G.-flavored kitchen sponge lodged between two other sponges.

Peruvian Take-Out Spot Seeks to Promote Healthy Eating in Forest Hills A new takeout restaurant slated to open on Austin Street next week plans to bring authentic Peruvian cuisine and its healthy dishes to a busy commercial strip.

The Top 10 Cheap (and Astonishing) Places to Eat in 2016 A ranking of 10 places of dishes made by immigrants.

Real Estate & Development

St. John’s Terminal-Pier 40 Deal Gets Final OK From City Council A years-long plan to build a major retail and housing development across from the Hudson River’s Pier 40 got the final green light.

St. John’s Terminal-Pier 40 Deal Gets Final OK From City Council

68-Story East Harlem Tower Would Have 1K Homes and New School Buildings The tower would have 1,100 rental units with 30 percent, or roughly 330 units, allotted to be permanently affordable.

Rheingold Brewery Developer Pledges to Build 100 Subsidized Units A developer at the controversial Rheingold brewery site pledged to set aside a fifth of the units for subsidized housing, settling a bone of contention with housing advocates, according to an agreement with the city filed on Tuesday.

Sign of a Real Estate Slowdown as Queens Clock Tower Changes Hands Last week, the developers of what was planned as the city’s tallest tower outside of Manhattan gave up and sold their site next to the historic clock tower building in Queens Plaza to the Durst Organization for $173.5 million.

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