Today’s News

Suspect Arrested in Murder of Jogger in Queens Last Summer A 20-year-old man from East New York, Brooklyn, has been arrested in the murder of a jogger who was strangled last summer on a secluded park path in nearby Howard Beach, Queens, the police said Sunday. (New York Times)

Suspect Arrested in Murder of Jogger in Queens Last Summer

Pyromaniac skips away after setting fires in Brooklyn supermarket The arsonist set four separate fires inside a Food Bazaar on Junius St. near Dumont Ave. in Brownsville, cops said. (The Daily News)

Pyromaniac skips away after setting fires in Brooklyn supermarket

A Makeshift Law Office Closes at Kennedy Central Diner was the home base for lawyers at Kennedy Airport helping detained passengers in the aftermath of President Trump’s travel ban. (New York Times)

Is the Met Museum ‘a Great Institution in Decline’? Aiming ever higher, the museum faces financial challenges that include a deficit nearing $40 million and expansion plans that have been postponed for lack of funding. (New York Times)

Is the Met Museum ‘a Great Institution in Decline’?

Seafood Theft Spawns Another Mystery: How Do You Fence Clams? A delivery man discovered that someone had taken hundreds of fresh clams, oysters and mussels, worth $350, from his delivery van. (New York Times)

Mayhem

Cops seek thieves who pistol-whipped deli clerk in Bronx robbery The two bandits stormed the deli wearing masks and brandishing handguns, cops said. (The Daily News)

Man in fur coat, gold chain shot to death in luxury SUV in the Bronx The 44-year-old victim, wearing a fur coat with a thick gold braided chain necklace, was slumped over to his left in the driver’s seat of a white Cadillac Escalade when cops arrived under an overpass. (The Daily News)

Woman ODs with 3-month-old in backseat of running vehicle A 24-year-old woman was found unconscious in her running vehicle after she overdosed while her infant child cried in the backseat on Saturday evening, according to police. (Staten Island Advance)

Family of West African man fatally beaten by shadow-boxing lunatic vows to fight for justice Friends and family of a West African man beaten to death in the elevator of the Bronx building where he lived vowed to be in court every day to make sure the victim goes back to jail, and stays there this time. (The Daily News)

Gunman shoots two men, killing one, in Brooklyn A gunman shot two men, one fatally, on a Brooklyn street Sunday, police sources said. (The Daily News)

Real Estate & Development

Domino Sugar Refinery site looks like a candy-colored ziggurat The 16-story building, designed by SHoP Architects, is getting closer to completion, with the skybridge that gives it its unique shape being put in place. (Curbed)

Domino Sugar Refinery site looks like a candy-colored ziggurat

A New Street Show in NoHo A string of recent boutique residential buildings, including the latest condo to hit the market, the six-unit 22 Bond, has filled longtime gaps in the streetscape while brightening once-dark hulks. (New York Times)

Under Construction: 280 St. Marks Avenue The 32-unit residential condominium has a zigzag façade, which features different angles, helping the building to stick out from the neighborhood while connecting it to the history of the area. (Commercial Observer)

Under Construction: 280 St. Marks Avenue

East village condo building reveals new renderings Architects have ditched their 2014 design and will go with a glassy facade. (Curbed)

Discovering the Lost Coast of Queens The waterfront of Astoria, Queens, has been quiet for decades, but activity is finally picking up. (New York Times)

Food & Drink

The Food That Defines Daily Provisions, Danny Meyer’s New Cafe Five dishes from Union Square Cafe’s new, casual, sister restaurant. (Eater)

Where to Eat Along the Second Avenue Subway A brief guide to where to go and what to eat after riding the Q. (Grub Street)

Tom Colicchio Will Close 15-Year-Old, Widely Influential Craftbar On April 30, after 15 years in business, Tom Colicchio will close Craftbar. (Grub Street)

Tom Colicchio Will Close 15-Year-Old, Widely Influential Craftbar

Business

Sephora may join growing list of chains on Williamsburg’s Bedford Avenue It would be located right next to Brooklyn’s first Apple store. (Curbed)

Apple Takes a Bigger Bite Out of the General Motors Building Tech giant Apple is expanding below its famous glass box store at Boston Properties’ 767 Fifth Avenue, also known as the General Motors Building. (Commercial Observer)

Local Color & History

Engine 237, East Williamsburg Engine 37 was established in the Brooklyn Fire Department in 1895, became part of FDNY in 1898, and was renamed Engine 237 in 1913. (Forgotten New York)

Behind the Scenes at The Floating Freight Rail Line That Crosses the Hudson River in NYC Just south of the Brooklyn Army Terminal in Sunset Park is one of New York City’s infrastructure survivors: a floating barge freight train line that runs from the 65th Street Rail Yard to the Greenville Yard in Jersey City across the Hudson River. (Untapped Cities)


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