Manhattan’s Other Bus Terminal, Running Years Late

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Today’s News

Manhattan’s Other Bus Terminal, Running Years Late At the George Washington Bridge Bus Station, which serves five million riders a year, a renovation has stretched years past its original completion date. (New York Times)

Fire tears through $27M landmark townhouse The blaze engulfed the entire landmark townhouse at 7 E. 84th Street when it broke out about 2:25 a.m., fire officials said. (New York Post)

Fire tears through $27M landmark townhouse

Brooklyn gym teacher arrested for assault of 7-year-old student A gym teacher at Public School 16 in Williamsburg allegedly grabbed the boy by his shirt and threw him to the ground, injuring his back, neck and legs. (The Daily News)

Mayhem

Retired correction officer who shot wife in Queens told his daughter that mom ‘kept pushing’ him The retired city correction officer who shot his wife Sunday night told his daughter, “She kept pushing me,” after he pulled the trigger, police sources said. (The Daily News)

Queens DA Staffer Slashed Outside Brooklyn Bar A staffer for the Queens District Attorney’s Office was slashed in the face early Friday outside a Brooklyn bar, sources said Monday. (DNAinfo)

Queens DA Staffer Slashed Outside Brooklyn Bar

Real Estate & Development

Kushners Set to Get $400 Million From Chinese Firm on Tower A company owned by the family of Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, stands to receive more than $400 million from a prominent Chinese company that is investing in the Kushners’ marquee Manhattan office tower at 666 Fifth Ave. (Bloomberg)

Kushners Set to Get $400 Million From Chinese Firm on Tower

New Looks at Long Island City’s Under-Construction Modern Townhouses Long Island City’s unprecedented construction boom is bringing thousands of apartments to the market in the next year or two, but family-sized units are hard to come by. (NY YIMBY)

Construction Update: Pier 57 Construction is underway on the renovation of Pier 57 at the Hudson River Park in Chelsea. (Field Condition)

Local Color & History

Sky High with the Eldridge Street Synagogue ‘Oculus’ Window Restoration The sky-high stained-glass window piercing the star-stamped ceiling of the Eldridge Street Synagogue is undergoing a full restoration. (Bowery Boogie)

There Are Museums for Spies and Bigfoot. Now There Will Be One for Women, Too. The New-York Historical Society’s Center for Women’s History will open its doors this spring, a season many expected to spend settling into life with the United States’ first female president. (NY Times)

Business

Katz’s & Tourists Sure, tourists have always filled Katz’s, but now it’s out of control. They line up down the block, keeping New Yorkers from easily accessing this local treasure. (Jeremiah’s Vanishing New York)

Katz’s & Tourists

Cornelia Street Cafe Struggling With High Rent After 40 Years In Village When they opened in the 70s, their rent was $450 a month. It’s now $33,000. (DNAinfo)

Food & Drink

Playful Vegan Dishes at a New Grocery in Manhattan No, that is not smoked salmon in the deli case of the new vegan Orchard Grocer. (New York Times)

Burger joint’s signature dish is a ‘crazy’ combo Crazy Annie’s, a New American craft burger, BBQ and shake joint from the owners of trendy Harlem Tavern, has just opened uptown at 3910 Broadway. (New York Post)

 


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