Today’s News

End of the Line for Penn Station’s Departure Board The departure board at Pennsylvania Station in Manhattan has departed this life, but unlike Elvis, it has not left the building. (New York Times)

Old City-Owned Buildings, Primarily in the Outer Boroughs, Getting $384M Cash Infusion A bulk of that money will go toward renovation and rehabilitation projects at the city-owned 345 Adams Street in Downtown Brooklyn. (Commercial Observer)

Old City-Owned Buildings, Primarily in the Outer Boroughs, Getting $384M Cash Infusion

Would-be robber tried to steal from the wrong chicken joint A plucky Queens mom of five fought off a bandit who tried to rob the chicken restaurant where she worked — by grabbing a kitchen knife in each hand and telling him to scram, the woman and cops said. (New York Post)

Would-be robber tried to steal from the wrong chicken joint

Mass burial site Hart Island expands visits to 70 relatives per month The number of people permitted to visit graves on the mass burial site each month is increasing from 50 to 70 under an agreement between the city and the New York Civil Liberties Union. (The Daily News)

City launches probe into death of 5-year-old Queens boy whose parents were connected to prior abuse allegations The Department of Investigation has launched a probe into the death of a 5-year-old boy whose parents were the subject of 13 prior abuse allegations, officials said Tuesday. (The Daily News)

Road rager who lost control of his Porsche, plowed into 14-year-old, loses his license The man accused of mowing down a boy on a Brooklyn sidewalk in a fit of road rage was released on bail Monday after a judge suspended his license. (The Daily News)

Mayhem

Two men fatally shot during suspected robbery at Staten Island financing business Two men were shot dead in what’s believed to be a robbery at a Staten Island business Tuesday night, police sources said. (The Daily News)

Two men fatally shot during suspected robbery at Staten Island financing business

Bronx carbon monoxide leak sends 13 to the hospital More than a dozen people have been sent to the hospital after a Bronx apartment building was evacuated following a carbon monoxide leak. (WABC)

Real Estate & Development

What’s Going on With Gowanus Green? The development, which has no official address and whose estimated completion date has been pushed back several times, was most recently slated to be completed in 2017, but that is no longer realistic. (Brownstoner)

57-Story, 80-Unit Residential Tower, 1 Seaport, Rises to Sixth Floor at 161 Maiden Lane Construction is now six floors above street level. (NY YIMBY)

57-Story, 80-Unit Residential Tower, 1 Seaport, Rises to Sixth Floor at 161 Maiden Lane

6-Story, 72-Unit Supportive Housing Project Filed at 402 Snediker Ave. The Brooklyn-based nonprofit Community Counseling & Mediation has filed applications for a six-story, 72-unit supportive housing apartment building. (NY YIMBY)

City Seeks Developer to Build Housing Over Rail Yard in Long Island City The city is looking for a developer to construct housing, retail and open space above a rail yard in Long Island City, according to a Request for Proposals. (DNAinfo)

Local Color & History

A century ago, Greenwich Village artists tried to secede from New York City The so-called Arch Conspirators took over the Washington Square Arch in the name of bohemianism. (Curbed)

A century ago, Greenwich Village artists tried to secede from New York City

Food & Drink

Gotham Market at the Ashland, a Food Hall, Opens in Fort Greene, Brooklyn This new food hall with diverse stations is bound to be a boon to Fort Greene, Brooklyn, with its new apartment towers and several theaters. (New York Times)

Business

Sunny’s Bar, Revived After Hurricane Sandy, Is Being Saved, Again Until last week, Sunny’s and a neighboring townhouse were at serious risk of being sold at a public auction. (New York Times)

Michael Pintchik Plans to Bring “Artisanal, Unique Tenants” to Flatbush Avenue One of these new tenants will be Kings Town, a new sports bar/gastro pub set to open in April at 166 Flatbush. (BKLYNER)


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