Gowanus Canal Cleanup Could Run Out of Money Next Month, Officials Warn

Today’s News

Plan to shut down Rikers Island revealed The violence-plagued correction complex is currently home to around 10,000 inmates, about 80 percent of whom are locked up awaiting trial. (New York Post)

Queens Bakery Workers Get Extension to Prove Immigration Status

Gowanus Canal Cleanup Could Run Out of Money Next Month, Officials Warn The pool of money that funds the cleanup of the polluted Gowanus Canal is about to dry up, and the Trump administration isn’t replying to requests to replenish it, Environmental Protection Agency officials told locals. (DNAinfo)

Upper East Side ‘Spitting Lady’ Arrested The notorious Upper East Side “spitting lady” was arrested early Thursday morning after hawking on a child three separate times since June, according to police (DNAinfo)

Queens Bakery Workers Get Extension to Prove Immigration Status Workers at a Queens bakery won a battle to keep their jobs after they say they were targeted because of their immigration status. (NY1)

Trader Joe’s Customer Hit By Falling Shopping Cart, Lawsuit Says She blamed the store and its employees’ negligence for her “serious and permanent injuries,” accusing Trader Joe’s of knowing about, and even creating, the “defective condition,” the suit says. (DNAinfo)

Trader Joe’s Customer Hit By Falling Shopping Cart, Lawsuit Says

A Flood Protection Plan Set In Motion for Battery Park City The Battery Park City Authority and its consultants have devised a system of barriers against the anticipated rising sea levels and coming storms that could deal a destructive blow to the city and this riverside neighborhood over the next many years. (Tribeca Trib)

Mayhem

9 Injured, 3 Critically In Flatbush, Brooklyn Fire Nine people were injured, three of them critically, when a fire broke out in a seven-story building in Flatbush, Brooklyn. (CBS New York)

9 Injured, 3 Critically In Flatbush, Brooklyn Fire

Garbage men injured, knocked unconscious by angry trio in Brooklyn road rage attack Dennis Jackson, an 18-year veteran of the Sanitation Department, was attacked with his partner in Brooklyn on by three men armed with brass knuckles. (The Daily News)

Real Estate & Development

See How Astoria Park Will Look After $13.5M in Upgrades A $13.5 million plan to overhaul a 12-acre section of Astoria Park with a new running track, turf soccer field and other amenities will kick off late next year, according to the Parks Department. (DNAinfo)

How Durst Organization’s Frank 57 West Is Different The 150,000-square-foot building contains a residential portion of about 70,000 square feet and will be made up of studios, one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments. (Commercial Observer)

How Durst Organization’s Frank 57 West Is Different

A New Building Proposed for White Street in Tribeca The exterior would be clad in bronze panels etched by acid for texture at the time they are fabricated. (Tribeca Trib)

Local Color & History

Bush Terminal tenants decry displacement under Made In NY It’s touted as an answer to manufacturing needs, but Made In NY is actively supplanting Sunset Park makers. (Curbed)

“The Birthplace of Soho” — 80-82 Wooster Street Rather hidden away on Wooster Street, the building that some call the birthplace of Soho is often ignored overlooked. (Daytonian in Manhattan)

18th-century Dutch Colonial house is a portal to NYC’s past The Cornelius Van Wyck House in Queens is on the market for $3.25M (Curbed)

Food & Drink

Here’s What To Order At Eggslut, The Insanely Popular L.A. Joint Opening In SoHo “This is a New York sandwich,. This is what I’d love to eat on the side of the street like I do at Russ & Daughters.” (Gothamist)


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