Today’s News

‘There was blood everywhere,’ says Wu-Tang rapper after being shot twice A Staten Island rapper affiliated with the Wu-Tang Clan says he clung to his life after he was senselessly shot because he wasn’t ready to die. (Staten Island Advance)

Suit claims eatery manager screamed homophobic slur A celebrity-friendly Manhattan brunch spot that was hit just last week with a racial discrimination lawsuit is now facing a new $1 million claim from a bartender who says a manager publicly berated him with a homophobic slur. (New York Post)

Park Slope Food Coop Members Arrested After Allegedly Stealing $18,000 Worth Of Groceries Police arrested two Park Slope Food Coop members late last year after store management says they shoplifted an estimated $18,000 worth of groceries over the course of 2016. (Gothamist)

Park Slope Food Coop Members Arrested After Allegedly Stealing $18,000 Worth Of Groceries

Waldorf Astoria New York to shut down for renovation The Waldorf Astoria New York, one of the most iconic hotels in a city that has many of them, will close March 1 for at least two years of renovations. (USA Today)

Mayhem

Cops fatally shoot man firing handgun outside Brooklyn lounge A pair of plainclothes officers confronted the unidentified man after seeing him fire at least shots outside the B-Hive Lounge along Atlantic Ave. (The Daily News)

Elderly man punched multiple times at McDonald’s An elderly man was punched multiple times in what appeared to be an unprovoked attack at a Queens McDonald’s, cops said Tuesday. (The Daily News)

Guyanese man in town for his grandmother’s funeral fatally shot by armed Queens robbers who also wounded his brother Brothers Ricky and Sunny Kalisaran were returning to their car in search of the missing device early Monday when one was killed and the other wounded in a Queens street robbery, police sources said Tuesday. (The Daily News)

Police officer fatally shoots knife-wielding man in Brooklyn apartment Cops shot and killed a Brooklyn man holding a knife Tuesday night after a stun gun had no effect on him, police said. (The Daily News)

Police officer fatally shoots knife-wielding man in Brooklyn apartment

Homeless man confesses to killing his older Bronx lover, planned to ‘fry the penis up and eat it’ Jerry Pagan said that after bludgeoning and stabbing Richard Reed, he pushed the bleeding victim into a bathtub and tried to drown him, court papers show. (The Daily News)

Customer dragged out of Bronx barbershop, thrown into van The man then tried to hide in the bathroom of the barbershop but the suspects broke it down and grabbed him. (Pix11)

Woman Killed After Being Struck By Van, School Bus Hermanda Booker died after she was struck by a van and school bus in the Midwood section of Brooklyn Tuesday morning. (CBS New York)

Food & Drink

Good Stock Opens in the West Village Good Stock sells five or six soups, including popular ones like the rich roasted tomato. (NY Times)

The Pickle Guys are Opening a Fried Pickles (and Burger) Joint Next Door Expect everything from pickles and okra to tomatoes and mushrooms. (Bowery Boogie)

Business

Irving Farm Coffee Roasters Opening First Outpost in Midtown East Irving Farm Coffee Roasters has signed an 1,800-square-foot lease at 135 East 50th Street for its eighth location in the city. (Commercial Observer)

Real Estate & Development

On the Market in New York City: Upper East Side Co-op

On the Market in New York City: Upper East Side Co-op A one-bedroom one-bath with a separate dining room in a pet-friendly prewar doorman building with a laundry room and a gym. (New York Times)

Related Files Plans For 900,000-Square-Foot Office Building At 50 Hudson Yards The new building applications call for a 12-story, 256-foot-tall commercial development spanning 887,600 square feet. The filing appears to be only a portion of the block-long building, which will ultimately reach 985 feet into the air. (NY YIMBY)

Two 4-Story Residential Buildings Planned at 1605 New York Ave. The 4,000-square-foot lot is occupied by a two-story, wood-framed house. (NY YIMBY)


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