Today’s News

Drone smashes through woman’s apartment window A woman was sitting in her Manhattan apartment when a drone suddenly crashed through her window over the weekend, police sources said. (New York Post)

Drone smashes through woman’s apartment window

Dog Walker Who Died In Red Hook Remembered As A ‘Transcendent Person’  The man was taking the dogs out as a favor to this girlfriend, who has a dog walking business in the city. (Gothamist)

Mayhem

Lifelong motorcyclist dies after slamming on brakes and skidding on road in Brooklyn Franklin Goodman had spent most of his 68 years on a motorcycle. On Saturday, he died on one after stopping short and skidding on a slick roadway in Brooklyn. (The Daily News)

NYC arts couple married since 1960 dead in apparent suicide A Juilliard-trained singer and composer and her photographer husband apparently committed suicide inside their Upper West Side apartment Sunday afternoon, police said. (The Daily News)

NYC arts couple married since 1960 dead in apparent suicide

Man found dead of suspected overdose in exclusive club He was in “a fetal position” in a bathroom stall with a needle in his hand, according to police sources. (New York Post)

Man found dead of suspected overdose in exclusive club

Caught On Video: Chairs Fly As Nearly 40 People Fight In City Island Restaurant An out-of-control brawl was caught on video this week at a Bronx restaurant, and calls for action were mounting Friday night in the wake of the incident. (CBS New York)

Caught On Video: Chairs Fly As Nearly 40 People Fight In City Island Restaurant

Local Color & History

On a New York Underground Railroad Tour, Lessons in Resistance A tour in Lower Manhattan on a cold winter day is a somber and empowering course in the history of slavery — and the fight against it. (New York Times)

On a New York Underground Railroad Tour, Lessons in Resistance

The Untold Secrets of Grand Central Terminal From love letters painted into the famous ceiling to a lost movie theater, there’s a lot you don’t know about this New York City icon. (Bloomberg Pursuits)

The Man Behind Jersey City’s Fence Art Mystery For the last few years, figures have popped up all around the city playing baseball, riding a bike, dancing. Art installations created from fabric masterfully woven and tied onto metal. (NJTV)

Sex, Drugs, Violence & Celebrities: The Bronx strip club where pretty much anything goes for the right price Located on the other Park Ave., in an industrial corner of Mott Haven, abutting a taxi cab lot ringed in concertina wire, the Major Deegan Expressway and the Harlem River, Sin City often draws a glittering clientele. (The Daily News)

Real Estate & Development

Sad stretch of Canal Street retail may be replaced with this nine-story Passive House After a proposal to renew the depressed stretch of shops with a brand-new brick construction failed to pass Landmarks Preservation Commission muster in 2011, a new, much more ambitious plan to replace the ramshackle building has finally emerged. (6sqft)

Sad stretch of Canal Street retail may be replaced with this nine-story Passive House

111 West 57th Street officially surpasses the old Steinway Hall SHoP’s slender skyscraper is on the rise on West 57th Street. (Curbed)

Real estate mogul is mystery buyer of record-setting Brooklyn house Real estate mogul Joe Sitt, president and CEO of Thor Equities, is the secret buyer of last year’s most expensive residential sale in Brooklyn. (New York Post)

‘Frightening’ 68-Story Tower Sets ‘Dangerous Precedent’ in Harlem Plans for a 68-story tower on Second Avenue at East 96th Street were criticized by neighbors who called its size “frightening” and its below-market-rate units unaffordable for the area. (DNAinfo)

Food & Drink

Momos – and French Toast – in Woodside What sets Dawa’s apart from other Tibetan-run restaurants – of which there are at least a dozen in Queens – is its dual menu, which can seat no more than 30 people at a time. (Voices of NY)

Business & Shopping

Brooklyn recycling plant strike looms as workers, management clash over union Sims, the private company that leases the facility from the city, has refused to acknowledge their union status of 70 workers. (The Daily News)


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