Woman allegedly hacks 50-year-old aunt to death with meat cleaver inside shared Queens home

Man shot to death after argument at illegal nightclub

Welcome back. This Monday, we’ve got a new look at Rikers Island,  new views inside the Woolworth Building and a man who says he was discriminated against because of a Trump hat.

Mayhem

Woman allegedly hacks 50-year-old aunt to death with meat cleaver inside shared Queens home Authorities did not say what sparked the brutal attack but police were called to the home for domestic disputes seven times in recent years. (The Daily News)

Man Beat 2 Transgender Women Who Tried to Enter McDonald’s

Man Beat 2 Transgender Women Who Tried to Enter McDonald’s A Long Island man attacked two transgender women, shouting anti-gay slurs as he beat them outside a fast-food restaurant in what police have charged as a hate crime. (DNAinfo)

Potential closure of Rikers Island sparks dream opportunity for NYC developers, planners

A new look inside the Woolworth

Man shot to death after argument at illegal nightclub A 22-year-old man was fatally shot in the face inside an illegal nightclub in Brooklyn early Sunday, cops said. (New York Post)

Gunman unleashes barrage of bullets on Bronx street, wounding two people in car and another in nearby deli The man opened fire outside the Habib Stop 1 Deli Grocery, striking at E. 183rd St. and Creston Ave. in Fordham Heights about 3:50 p.m., police said. (The Daily News)

Today’s News

Man claims NYC bar denied him service over pro-Trump hat A Philadelphia man has sued a New York City bar after he says he was denied service because he was wearing a hat supporting President Donald Trump. (AP)

Potential closure of Rikers Island sparks dream opportunity for NYC developers, planners It would present the kind of opportunity that urban planners only see in their dreams: a 400-acre tract of land, with skyline views of Manhattan, that could be turned into anything imaginable. (The Daily News)

Cuomo Plots Demise of Bronx’s Unloved Sheridan Expressway

Push to have sacred Muslim names removed from NYC sidewalk The city must remove 11 names revered by Muslims that are etched on downtown sidewalks because it’s an insult that people are trampling on them, critics are demanding. (New York Post)

Police Raid Mazaar Lounge After Patrons Attack Officers Police raided a controversial hookah bar Sunday morning after multiple patrons — including an underage man who was previously charged for a violent East Village robbery — attacked police officers who came to break up a fight outside, authorities said. (DNAinfo)

Three New Gowanus Developments For Retail, Arts, & Pets

NYPD Traffic Agent to Face DWI, Vehicular Homicide Charges in Death of Woman Celebrating 21st Birthday Sources say the traffic agent was allegedly drunk and speeding when he lost control and crashed into a barrier, splitting the vehicle in two. (NBC New York)

Real Estate & Development

Hudson Yards, Meet Your New Neighbor, Manhattan West Meet Manhattan West, a glittering seven-million-square-foot mixed-use development from Brookfield Property Partners rising along Ninth Avenue, between West 31st and West 33rd Streets. (New York Times)

Cuomo Plots Demise of Bronx’s Unloved Sheridan Expressway Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo endorsed turning the roadway into Sheridan Boulevard, with landscaped medians and at least two crosswalks. (New York Times)

A new look inside the Woolworth The developer just revealed new model units (The Real Deal)

Three New Gowanus Developments For Retail, Arts, & Pets The 104-year-old building located at 233 Butler Street that once served as the Brooklyn headquarters of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals recently sold for $9.5 million. (BKLYNER)

Food & Drink

Two Contra Alums Will Open an Exciting Seafood Restaurant in Hell’s Kitchen Two alums of Contra, one of New York’s most of-the-moment restaurants, will open their first restaurant, Gloria. (Grub Street)

French Fries Ready to Dip in Lower Manhattan Hand-cut fries are cooked to order, emerging hot and crisp with a soft interior. (New York Times)

Business

Massive Target store coming to Midtown The Target store will anchor a 92,000-square-foot retail complex, also housing a Sephora, a Foot Locker and a Swatch store. (New York Post)

Local Color & History

Illicit past adds allure in Soho The small home, located between Prince and Spring streets and built around 1899, was reputed to have once been a house of prostitution owned by a madam named Cinderella Marshall. (The Real Deal)


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