Today’s News

LIRR train lurched from sudden change of speed before Brooklyn crash that injured 103 passengers A Long Island Rail Road train lurched erratically before a wreck that injured 103 riders, with its engineer speeding up and slowing down, a source told the Daily News. (The Daily News)

The Next Generation Of Farmers Is Being Trained In New York City High Schools Some 600 of the city’s public school students are enrolled in Bowne’s specialized, four-year agriculture program. (WNYC)

Buyer for Donald Trump’s Childhood Home Paid $1.39 Million The home in Queens, New York, is being flipped at an auction. (Mansion Global)

Buyer for Donald Trump’s Childhood Home Paid $1.39 Million

Tenants of Bronx building worry a new owner could put end to their rent-stabilized units as judge delays auction The Art Deco 888 Grand Concourse building in the Bronx had its auction adjourned by a judge for next month. (The Daily News)

Judge orders repairs to Staten Island landmark house or else owners must pay $8.5M fine A Staten Island judge on Thursday ordered the owners of one of the city’s oldest houses to fix it immediately or run the risk of having to pay fines of more than $8.5 million — 20 times the property’s fair market value. (The Daily News)


Police Shoot Man Who Was Firing Guns in the Woods With a Friend NYPD officers wounded a man who pulled a gun on them after he and a friend armed with an AR-15 practiced their shooting in some woods in Charleston early Thursday, officials said. (DNAinfo)

Driver flees from scene after causing fatal pile-up in the Bronx The driver who caused a fatal multiple car pile-up in the Bronx Thursday night fled the scene on foot — but was nabbed by cops when he sought treatment at Jacobi Hospital, police said. (New York Post)

Food & Drink

The 10 Best Hangover Foods In NYC There are plenty of panaceas around town to keep your stomach lining from shedding in the nearest toilet and/or subway platform. (Gothamist)

Queens Crossing, Flushing’s new food hall, has plenty to offer Queens Crossing’s renovated food court has three vendors, with more to come. (amNew York)

Queens Crossing, Flushing’s new food hall, has plenty to offer

NYC’s Disdain for Small Businesses Forced Us to Close, Longtime Eatery Says A neighborhood staple that has served quality Chinese food for more than two decades to locals and celebrities like Martin Scorsese, Jerry Seinfeld, and former mayor Rudy Giuliani, has closed its doors, citing a city government that’s hostile to mom-and-pop businesses. (DNAinfo)

The Best Pizza From Each of the 50 States: Di Fara Pizza Dom’s deck oven pies are wet with sauce and cheese in the best scald-the-roof-of-your-mouth way, featuring a touch more sauce and cheese than dough. (First We Feast)

The Best Pizza From Each of the 50 States: Di Fara Pizza


New York’s Best Smoked Fish Secretly All Comes From One Place Each of the major delis, famed for their glistening stacks of smoked fish, uses one supplier, Brooklyn’s Acme Smoked Fish, for at least some of their stock. (Bloomberg)

New York’s Best Smoked Fish Secretly All Comes From One Place

Local Color & History

The Feud Between the Millionaire and the ‘King of the Hoboes’ Many of the public displays of disagreement over leadership of New York’s hoboes took place at 64 East 4th Street, or as it was called then, the Labor Lyceum. (Bedford + Bowery)

Fort Defiance, Red Hook A café on the corner of Van Brunt and Dikeman Streets in Red Hook carries the name of one of New York’s forgotten forts. (Forgotten NY)

Vintage Photos Show Aftermath Of 1960s Explosion That Rocked Delancey Street The FDNY has just shared a dramatic series of photographs from January 4th, 1969, showing the aftermath a massive gas explosion which “lifted 40‐to‐100‐foot sections” of Delancey Street in Manhattan. (Gothamist)

Real Estate & Development

Live Nation takes 100K sf in the Meatpacking District Events promoter takes entire building at 430 West 15th Street (The Real Deal)

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