Catholic Charities aims to turn Angel Guardian Home into senior housing

Good morning! Read about a 1,400 foot high-rise coming to Midtown, the demise of Brooklyn’s Slave Theater and how Trump Tower may have violated city law. And today’s food news ranges from a Times Square hot dog to high-end omakase. 

Today’s News

Catholic Charities aims to turn Angel Guardian Home into senior housing Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens aims to buy Dyker Heights’ sprawling Angel Guardian Home from the Sisters of Mercy and dice-up the property into low-income housing for seniors. (Brooklyn Daily)

Trump’s Business Is In Violation of New York City Law

Trump’s Business Is In Violation of New York City Law Property owners of certain residential buildings are required by law to register annually by Sept. 1, but Trump Tower’s registration expired in 2016 and The Trump Organization did not renew it until today. (NBC News)

Cops arrest second attacker in Brooklyn good Samaritan’s restaurant beating A second Brooklyn brawler was nabbed in a brutal restaurant beatdown that left a disabled customer convulsing on the floor, authorities said. (The Daily News)

Mayhem

Man cuffed outside Midland Beach home where baby died Police handcuffed a man Tuesday afternoon in front of a house in Midland Beach, where a little more than 24 hours earlier police responded to an unresponsive baby girl. (Staten Island Advance)

Man cuffed outside Midland Beach home where baby died

Well-dressed suspect in fatal stabbing surrenders to cops A man walked into an NYPD substation in Times Square and urged cops to cuff him because he was the person who stabbed a 66-year-old man to death in Hell’s Kitchen. (New York Post)

Man sucker punches 70-year-old Pennsylvania man, attacks his wife at Port Authority Bus Terminal The couple was on the southern end of the bus depot heading to the Eighth Ave. entrance when the suspect pounced at about 12:30 p.m. Monday, police said. (The Daily News)

Real Estate & Development

Angular Flatiron condo with panoramic Manhattan views seeks $10.5M Located on the top floor of the 25-story condo developed by Alchemy Properties (Curbed)

Angular Flatiron condo with panoramic Manhattan views seeks $10.5M

41-Story Midtown Office Building at 666 Fifth Avenue May Be Redeveloped Into 1,400-Foot-Tall Mixed-Use Tower Kushner Cos. “is in advanced talks” with Anbang to deliver $2.5 billion in equity for a redevelopment project that would transform the boxy building into a 1,400-foot-tall mixed-use tower. (NY YIMBY)

Where Halls of Ivy Meet Silicon Dreams, a New City Rises Two buildings at Columbia University’s new Manhattanville campus in west Harlem are set to open this year. The Renzo Piano-designed Lenfest Center for the Arts and Jerome L. Greene Science Center are part of the first phase of the school’s biggest expansion in more than a century. (New York Times)

Bed-Stuy’s historic Slave Theater has been torn down The site that birthed a new wave of political activism in 1980s NYC will give way to apartments (Curbed)

Bed-Stuy’s historic Slave Theater has been torn down

Food & Drink

Gray’s Papaya Aims to Open New Location Thursday The papaya purveyor is ready to open its new store at 612 8th Avenue (Bedford + Bowery)

Gray’s Papaya Aims to Open New Location Thursday

Testing the Limits of Trust, and Sushi, at Sugarfish Sugarfish by Sushi Nozawa arrived with an out-of-town pedigree. Its branches around Los Angeles have an ardent following, and one of the chain’s founders, Kazunori Nozawa, was among the first sushi chefs to bring to that city a rigorously autocratic style. (New York Times)

Secrets From the Highest-Grossing Restaurant in New York An empire built on Tao-tinis and sea bass satay. (Bloomberg)

Local Color & History

Double Feature at Brooklyn’s Kent Theater: Cheap Seats and Fresh Popcorn The Kent Theater in Midwood, Brooklyn, a deal compared with chain movie theaters, is the antithesis of the trendy cinema scene. (New York Times)

Business

Funny or Die’s NYC offices are dead Staff at the nearly-10-year-old comedy site’s East Coast operation were informed that they could either relocate to its Los Angeles offices or be laid off. (Page Six)

Deutsche Bank launches tech startup lab in New York City Based in Lower Manhattan’s Fulton Center, the lab’s team will help the bank deploy technology in artificial intelligence, cloud and cyber security and other areas, the German bank said. (Reuters)


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