Today’s News

Kentile Floors sign and Under the Tracks Playground restoration plan revealed The Gowanus Alliance wants to bring the Kentile Floors sign out of storage and put it in a park underneath the F and G line. (Brooklyn Paper)

Kentile Floors sign and Under the Tracks Playground restoration plan revealed

Schomburg Center Named National Historic Landmark The Harlem research library was among 24 places the Interior Department gave the designation Wednesday. (DNAinfo)

Homeless man nabbed for pushing victim onto subway tracks blames him for standing too close A homeless man charged with pushing a subway rider onto the tracks for “standing too close to him” insisted the victim deserved the scary assault, court papers show. (The Daily News)

Teen Escapes From ACS Custody in Staten Island, Police Say A teen escaped from custody while awaiting trial on attempted assault charges. (DNAinfo)

Cabbie busted at JFK with fake FDNY parking permit Cops busted a livery cab hustler with a fake FDNY parking placard and shield at Kennedy Airport Wednesday, officials said. (The Daily News)

Swastika and Bomb Threat Found Inside Jewish Community Center, Police Say A swastika and a bomb threat were found inside the Jewish Community Center of Staten Island, according to the NYPD. (DNAinfo)

Swastika and Bomb Threat Found Inside Jewish Community Center, Police Say

Food & Drink

The Golden Slice Awards Commemorate NYC Neighborhood Pizzerias Critic Robert Sietsema points to favorites around the city. (Eater)

The Golden Slice Awards Commemorate NYC Neighborhood Pizzerias

Pietro’s in Manhattan, the Last of the Steak Row Stalwarts Pietro’s, which opened in 1932 and operates without fanfare from a window front obscured by curtains on 43rd Street, may be the last of the Midtown chop houses. (New York Times)

Celeb Chef Cat Cora To Helm Southern-Style Eatery Fatbird on W. 14th Street Celebrity chef and TV host Cat Cora will take the helm at a new Southern-style eatery opening on West 14th Street. (DNAinfo)

Two Boots Pizza, Vanessa’s Dumpling House to Open in LIC’s The Factory Two Boots Pizza, Vanessa’s Dumpling House and Papillon’s Bistro are all headed to the neighborhood in the coming months, opening on the ground floor of The Factory, a former warehouse-turned-office space hub. (DNAinfo)

Mayhem

Nearly 200 Firefighters Battle Bronx Recycling Plant Blaze, FDNY Says Two firefighters were injured while battling a blaze at a Port Morris recycling facility Wednesday that took 7 hours to bring under control, FDNY officials said. (DNAinfo)

Nearly 200 Firefighters Battle Bronx Recycling Plant Blaze, FDNY Says

Three-month-old girl found unconscious in Bronx home may have been injured by father or 5-year-old brother The baby is on life support at Montefiore Hospital after she was found unresponsive in her Bronx home. (NY Daily News)

Employees at Brooklyn Chinese restaurant fight off knife-wielding robber with soup ladle Two gutsy kitchen workers drove a knife-wielding masked bandit from Chen’s Garden earlier this month, forcing the thief to flee empty-handed from the Brooklyn eatery, cops said. (The Daily News)

Real Estate & Development

NYCHA Proposes Up to 250 Affordable Residential Units at Harborview Terrace The new building, to rise on a parking lot next to the complex’s northern tower, would contain between 200 and 250 affordable apartments. (NY YIMBY)

Amid tense politics, developer pushes de Blasio for East Village dorms Adelphi University hopes to move students into the grand red-brick building at 605 E. 9th St. by the fall of 2018. (Crain’s)

Amid tense politics, developer pushes de Blasio for East Village dorms

A Forecourt for the Maritime Building Street-Level Plaza Proposed as Grand Gateway to Governors Island. (The Broadsheet)

Revealed: 125 Edgewater St., Three-Building, 400-Unit Residential Project in Staten Island A massive residential development is poised to reshape a sleepy stretch of industrial waterfront in Rosebank, along the eastern shore of Staten Island. (NY YIMBY)

Manhattan Penthouse Asking $50 Million Goes Into Contract At 70 Vestry in Tribeca, the unit when completed will be a 6,547-square-foot duplex, according to the developer Related Companies. (NY YIMBY)

Business

New Collections and Installations at Dover Street Market If you haven’t been to Dover Street Market recently, you will hardly recognize the space come Saturday, when the fashion emporium reopens for its New Beginning seasonal changeover. (New York Times)

 


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