Today’s News

Boy, 12, Tries to Rob Girl for Chicken Nuggets at Gunpoint A 12-year-old boy armed with a gun tried to rob his classmate of her chicken nuggets at an East Harlem subway station, police say. (NBC News)

NYC correction employee busted for moonlighting as hooker Officers barged inside her room at the Days Inn in Sunset Park, and took her into custody. (The Daily News)

NYC correction employee busted for moonlighting as hooker

The Metropolitan Museum Will Delay a New $600 Million Wing It looks like the Metropolitan Museum of Art won’t be celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2020 with a new wing after all. (New York Times)

The Metropolitan Museum Will Delay a New $600 Million Wing

Surveillance cameras coming to Bronx spot where gunman’s stray bullet fatally struck mom of four The neighborhood where a mother of four was killed by a stray bullet as she brought a McDonald’s order home to her sons will get several new surveillance cameras in the coming weeks. (The Daily News)

Crooks beat man in Queens, take off with $15G in cash Two crooks beat and robbed a 23-year-old man in Queens, making off with a bag stuffed with $15,000, cops said Thursday. (The Daily News)

Food & Drink

Eating along the J line: Mexican food, diner grub and kosher sweet treats line this Brooklyn stop Wedged between the massive Broadway Junction bus depot and East New York’s Industrial Business Zone, the J train station at Alabama Ave. in Brooklyn isn’t what you’d call a dining destination. Still, these three nearby food businesses each excel at what they do. (The Daily News)

Eating along the J line: Mexican food, diner grub and kosher sweet treats line this Brooklyn stop

Mayhem

Man Threatens CVS Worker with Wrench While Stealing Cold Medicine, DA Says A man threatened a CVS worker with a wrench while trying to steal cold medicine from inside the store, prosecutors said. (DNAinfo)

Gun-Wielding Deli Robber Just Wanted One Cigarette, Police Say Police are looking for an armed suspect who is accused of robbing a deli of one cigarette. (Gothamist)

Real Estate & Development

Six city-owned vacant lots in three boroughs will be transformed into affordable housing serving some of the city’s neediest populations under a new plan by Mayor de Blasio 461 Alabama Avenue, East New York, Brooklyn, which will be transformed into a supportive housing development with 55 units for formerly homeless and low-income households. (The Daily News)

Six city-owned vacant lots in three boroughs will be transformed into affordable housing

Mystery buyer pays $66M for 432 Park penthouse A mystery buyer just scooped up one of 432 Park Avenue’s priciest penthouses for $65.6 million — the second-highest price paid to date for a pad at the luxury tower. (The Real Deal)

Permits Filed for 42-Story, Mixed-Use Tower at 265 Broadway Another sky-scraping residential tower is headed for the blocks near City Hall. (NY YIMBY)

Local Color & History

A $20 million gem in Manhattan’s Upper East Side 60 East 66th Street is a town house in an exclusive part of the Upper East Side of Manhattan. (The National)

A $20 million gem in Manhattan’s Upper East Side

Let’s Buy This NYC Dream Houseboat & Start A New Life On The Water The floating home is located in the Averne section of Far Rockaway, which was originally more of a resort area, featuring grand hotels, a theater, and summer bungalows, as well as a “grandiose plan for a canal running through the neighborhood,” which never came to be. (Gothamist)

Business

Brookfield Place is becoming a mecca for men’s fashion Downtown’s Brookfield Place, also owned by Brookfield Property Partners, is turning into a men’s mecca. (NY Post)

 

 


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