Today’s News

Cops bust man suspected of hiding woman’s dismembered remains at Bronx waste transfer station A 40-year-old man was arrested Sunday for dumping the dismembered remains of a woman at a Bronx waste transfer station. (The Daily News)

An iconic piece of Penn Station is fading into history on Monday The big board that commuters gather under at New York’s Penn Station to find out what track their train is leaving from is fading into history starting Monday. (NJ.com)

An iconic piece of Penn Station is fading into history on Monday

A church in Long Island City doesn’t think this nightclub should get a cabaret license Members of St. George’s Coptic Christian Church in Long Island City are nervous that a nightclub across the street looking to obtain a cabaret license will cause even more headaches. (QNS.com)

Principal accused of deliberately ‘sabotaging’ impaired student The principal of a top Queens high school “purposely sabotaged” a visually impaired student while the educator was an administrator at Bronx Science HS, the student’s family alleges. (New York Post)

City Plans to Merge Two Bed-Stuy High Schools The Department of Education is considering merging two Brooklyn high schools with the aim of providing better programming and resources for students, officials said. (DNAinfo)

City Plans to Merge Two Bed-Stuy High Schools

Off-duty cop, 24, arrested for drunken driving after Queens crash A boozed-up off-duty NYPD cop found herself behind bars after she crashed into another motorist in Queens, police said Saturday. (The Daily News)

Mayhem

Mugger violently robs elderly man in the Bronx A 79-year-old man was pummeled by a mugger who repeatedly yelled at him to “shut up” while kicking him and pushing his head into the floor in the man’s Bronx building. (New York Post)

Mugger violently robs elderly man in the Bronx

Fire rips through Queens home injuring three residents and two FDNY firefighters A fire broke out and injured three residents as well as two firefighters at a Flushing home in Queens. (The Daily News)

Teen shot in face at Crown Fried Chicken by masked gunman in Brooklyn A masked menace burst through the doors of a Brooklyn fried chicken joint Saturday night, whipped out a handgun and shot a man in the face, police said. (The Daily News)

Man arrested after pushing his way into woman’s Brooklyn apartment, beating her with vase and mirror A man broke into an elderly woman’s apartment on Ovington Ave. near Fourth Ave. in Brooklyn on Saturday night and brutally assaulted her. (The Daily News)

Teen sets sleeping stranger on fire aboard Queens subway train, tries to record it A mugger robbed a woman of her iPhone in Central Park Thursday afternoon before pulling down his pants and demanding she perform a sex act on him, the NYPD said. (DNAinfo)

Local Color & History

Farley post office’s abandoned quarters explored in new exhibition Photographer Margaret Morton captures the desolate realms of the iconic building as it gears up for its transformation into Moynihan Station. (Curbed)

The Hidden Art Deco Tunnel Underneath the New Yorker Hotel The beautiful tunnel that ran from the lobby to Penn Station is still hidden underneath 34th Street. (Atlas Obscura)

The Hidden Art Deco Tunnel Underneath the New Yorker Hotel

This Beautiful Short Documentary Tells the Story of DeKalb Avenue’s Pigeons & Their Resilient Keeper Meet Gil, a lifelong homing pigeon enthusiast who had kept his beloved pets on the same rooftop for 27 years and who is currently rebuilding his flock. (Bushwick Daily)

Real Estate & Development

New Renderings of Six-Acre Pier 5 Uplands at Brooklyn Bridge Park A new stretch of Brooklyn Bridge Park, which straddles the mouth of the East River along Brooklyn Heights, will come online later this year. (NY YIMBY)

New Renderings of Six-Acre Pier 5 Uplands at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Community rejects Vinegar Hill rezoning that would allow rise of 9-story rental building Residents fear the project would overburden the small neighborhood. (Curbed)

Community rejects Vinegar Hill rezoning that would allow rise of 9-story rental building

Huge walkable waterside development slated for Jersey City One available rendering of the development, called Crescent Park, depicts glassy 12-story towers curving around a lush park and waterway. (The Architects Newspaper)

New Rendering of 10-Story Mixed-Use Project Planned at 108 Chambers St. The project, currently in the early planning stages, would feature retail space across the first two above-grade floors, followed by residential units above. (NY YIMBY)

New Rendering of 10-Story Mixed-Use Project Planned at 108 Chambers St.

Business

There’s a Feminist Sex Shop Gallery Hidden in This Brooklyn Laundromat The Troll Hole is a feminist-sex-shop-gift-shop-book-shop-mini-gallery that operates behind a glittery curtain in a laundromat in Bushwick, Brooklyn. (The Creators Project)

After 5 Years, the Unpretty Bogart Hotel Takes Reservations in Bushwick The formerly ghost-inhabited hotel has always been a mystery in the neighborhood. (Bushwick Daily)

3-Level Marshalls Store Planned Near WTC A sprawling Marshalls clothing and home furnishings store is coming Downtown. (Tribeca Trib)

Food & Drink

Still Got It: Uncle Boons Uncle Boons was a big hit when it debuted on Spring Street in 2013. Four years later, the funky little Nolita Thai spot, manned by former Per Se cooks Matt Danzer and Ann Redding, is still going strong. (Gothamist)

Sing a Song of Kashmir at Curry Hill’s Sahib Eater critic Robert Sietsema celebrates a spot for refined Indian dishes. (Eater)

3 Aunties Thai Market The featured ingredients of their freshly steamed toddy palm cakes are, I believe, the seeds of the nipa palm, which you might easily mistake for translucent sweet gummies the size of fat almonds. (Eating in Translation)

Longtime West 23rd Street Restaurant East of Eighth Abruptly Closes Half-filled glasses and beer bottles were still scattered across the bar at the 254 W. 23rd St. space near Eighth Avenue at midday Thursday. (DNAinfo)

 


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