Today’s News

Fire erupts inside Trump International Hotel The blaze started at around 4:12 a.m. on the 47th floor of the 52-story building at 1 Central Park West. (New York Post)

Fire erupts inside Trump International Hotel

Water Main Break in Brooklyn Heights Disrupts Q and R Trains A water main break at Montague and Court streets caused delays on the R and Q trains at the start of the evening rush, officials said. (DNAinfo)

Man’s Ebola Claims Briefly Shut Down Port Authority Bus Terminal Law enforcement sources said the investigation was sparked by a sick man who arrived on a bus from Detroit and announced he may have Ebola. (NBC New York)

Man’s Ebola Claims Briefly Shut Down Port Authority Bus Terminal

Rodney Dangerfield Mural Is ‘Unacceptable,’ Says Widow Who Helped Fund It The mural was painted last October by Italian artist Francesca Tosca Robicci on a wall in the park behind the movie theater on the corner of Lefferts Boulevard and Austin Street. (DNAinfo)

Mayhem

Umbrella-wielding bigot clobbers Hispanic woman in Queens after yelling: ‘Get the f–k out of my country!’ “Get the f–k out of my country! You should be deported! I should shoot you!” he said, according to police sources. He then swung an umbrella at her, cutting one of her fingers, cops said. (The Daily News)

Umbrella-wielding bigot clobbers Hispanic woman in Queens after yelling: ‘Get the f–k out of my country!’

Bullet missed Queens mom’s heart by mere millimeters after she stepped in middle of Brooklyn gunfight The Queens mom was leaving a bakery near Myrtle Ave. by Harman St. in Bushwick when she stepped into the middle of a gunfight at about 4:30 p.m., authorities said. (The Daily News)

Bullet missed Queens mom’s heart by mere millimeters after she stepped in middle of Brooklyn gunfight

Real Estate & Development

32-Story, 170-Unit Residential Tower Filed at 525 West 122nd Street, Morningside Heights Savanna Fund has filed applications for a 32-story, 170-unit residential tower at 525 West 122nd Street, a.k.a 3080 Broadway, located in Morningside Heights. (NY YIMBY)

32-Story, 170-Unit Residential Tower Filed at 525 West 122nd Street, Morningside Heights

Building Tour: 12 Warren Occupying a mid-block site that faces south on Warren Street, the developer/architects’ 12-story building is a conversion of a former factory at its lower floors with a new addition on top. (Field Condition)

First Look at Restoration and Condo Conversion Underway at Emigrant Industrial Savings Bank, 49 Chambers Street The former Emigrant Industrial Savings Bank building sits between Elk Street and Broadway, across from the old Tweed Courthouse. (NY YIMBY)

Javits Center’s $1B expansion gets new renderings, breaks ground Construction on the 1.2 million-square-foot expansion is supposed to wrap in 2021. (Curbed)

Local Color & History

7-Foot Wall on the Brooklyn Riverfront to Fight Flooding In rebuilding the landmark Empire Stores as a
commercial complex anchored by West Elm, the developers are relying on a deployable flood barrier. (New York Times)

In Times Square, Looking for Father Duffy In Duffy Square, why is there a statue of George M. Cohan and not Father Duffy? And why is it called a square when it’s actually a triangle? (New York Times)

Food & Drink

Ranking The Statistically Best Restaurants In NYC: Jean-Georges Jean-Georges is the crown jewel of Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s restaurant empire, offering a unique fusion of French, Asian, and American cuisines. (Gothamist)


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