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Deli owner fears for wife, newborn now stuck in Yemen due to Trump’s travel ban President Trump’s controversial travel ban is tearing a deli owner’s family apart, leaving him unsure when he’ll see his wife and newborn ever again. (PIX11)

Deli owner fears for wife, newborn now stuck in Yemen due to Trump’s travel ban

Worry and Disbelief in Yemeni-American Community in Brooklyn At the Al-Noor Social Center, 20 Yemeni-American business and community leaders from across the city met to share information in Arabic and English about friends and relatives detained at airports across the United States. (New York Times)

Many Detainees Released At JFK Airport, Sources Say Up To 6 Remain There were hugs and cheers at JFK International Airport Sunday, as some travelers detained under Trump’s controversial executive order were slowly released. (CBS New York)

Artist unveils restored 18-foot Bronx mural honoring slain Amadou Diallo The image, like the community’s anger, faded over time, which upset local residents in Soundview who didn’t want the memory to disappear. (The Daily News)

Artist unveils restored 18-foot Bronx mural honoring slain Amadou Diallo

Soccer Stadium or Hockey Arena Would Be Good for Willets Point Borough President Melinda Katz said the city should dream bigger about the fate of the famed Willets Point — saying a soccer stadium could be one of the projects built at the former Iron Triangle. (DNAinfo)

Soccer Stadium or Hockey Arena Would Be Good for Willets Point

Mayhem

Man fatally stabbed outside karaoke bar A man was fatally stabbed in front of a karaoke bar in Midtown Sunday, authorities said. (New York Post)

Man, 83, shoots himself in front of wife’s grave in Queens An elderly widower fatally shot himself in front of his late wife’s grave at a Queens cemetery Friday, police said. (The Daily News)

Two gunmen break into Brooklyn home and make off with $40,000 in cash A pair of gun-toting bandits forced their way into a Brooklyn home, terrorizing a 50-year-old woman and her two adult sons before running off with $40,000 in cash, officials said. (The Daily News)

Bronx mother found dead in Manhattan after son named ‘number one suspect’ in her disappearance A Bronx mother who vanished six days ago was found dead Saturday along a wooded area in upper Manhattan, cops said. (The Daily News)

Fire tears through Brooklyn house, leaves family homeless A team of 106 firefighters spent about half an hour bringing the blaze under control. (The Daily News)

Local Color & History

Love and Black Lives, in Pictures Found on a Brooklyn Street A discarded photo album reveals a rich history of black lives, from the segregated South to Harlem dance halls to a pretty block in Crown Heights. (New York Times)

Love and Black Lives, in Pictures Found on a Brooklyn Street

Mason Brothers Bldg – 108-110 Duane Street A bizarre string of fire-related mishaps took place in the building for decades–all of which took place on the third floor. (Daytonian in Manhattan)

Mason Brothers Bldg – 108-110 Duane Street

Meet Brooklyn’s newest landmarks Two banks, with two very different styles. (The Real Deal)

Meet Brooklyn’s newest landmarks

Why Is Houston Street Not Pronounced Like the Texas City? Most transplants to New York quickly learn that the Lower Manhattan street is pronounced HOW-stun, instead of HUE-stun, like the city. But why is it pronounced that way? (New York Times)

The seven most fascinating under-the-radar museums in NYC While some of New York’s beloved quirky collections disappeared last year, including the Troll Museum and the creepily intriguing Morbid Anatomy, the city is still home to plenty of eccentric, odd, unusual and under-the-radar museums to visit. (Time Out NY)

Real Estate & Development

Three-Story, 30,000-Square-Foot Building To Be Redeveloped Into Office Space At 839 Broadway Co-working firm Bond Collective is redeveloping the three-story, 30,000-square-foot commercial building into office space. (NY YIMBY)

Three-Story, 30,000-Square-Foot Building To Be Redeveloped Into Office Space At 839 Broadway

Developers Plan 31-Story, 100,000-Square-Foot Condominium Tower at 1297 3rd Ave. The five-story tenement buildings at 1291-1295 Third Avenue, which together contain 37 apartments, will also be redeveloped into a single mixed-use building with condominiums and 23,000 square feet of ground-floor retail. (NY YIMBY)

Harry Macklowe on New York Real Estate His latest project, a condo at 200 East 59th Street, is far more modest, a reflection of the cooling luxury market. The 35-story tower, with 67 apartments, will rise opposite Bloomingdale’s department store. (New York Times)

Food & Drink

Filipino Food With Subtlety, and a Splash of 7Up, at F.O.B. What makes a dish Filipino — what draws a line from this restaurant in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, to the Philippines, where the chef, Armando Litiatco, was born — is the lemony kick of 7Up. (New York Times)

Business

The Life and Imminent Death of a Latin Jazz Club in Queens Terraza 7 may soon be forced to close, making way for condominiums in a neighborhood lurching toward change. (New York Times)
New Store Helping Vinyl Records and Books Make a Comeback in Bed-Stuy A new store selling vinyl and novels is opening in the neighborhood. (DNAinfo)


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