Illegal hotel on Upper West Side of Manhattan first to be fined under new law

Today brings a look at music venues, a stance on the Fearless Girl statue, and new places to eat, especially if you like avocados.

Today’s News

Subway savior pulls man from tracks just before L train roars into station The dramatic rescue was all caught on video — including the moment when the L train that would have crushed the young victim rumbled into the station a minute after the save. (The Daily News)

The Beautifully Restored White Eagle Hall Reopens This Month

Illegal hotel on Upper West Side of Manhattan first to be fined under new law The city has slapped an Upper West Side landlord with the first $5,000 fines under a new law passed to crack down on illegal hotels. (The Daily News)

The Beautifully Restored White Eagle Hall Reopens This Month Able to accommodate 800 standing, 400 seated, and with a backstage area offering two floors of dressing rooms and rehearsal areas, White Eagle Hall is sure to attract top talent as well as serve the community with a state-of-the-art facility. (Jersey Digs)

Mayhem

New details emerge in case of 26-year-old shot in the head in the Bronx Shortly before she was shot in the head, a 26-year-old woman found lifeless in a Bronx street was having a conversation with a man who police now want to talk to. (PIX11)

New details emerge in case of 26-year-old shot in the head in the Bronx

Local Color & History

It’s Time To Remove Fearless Girl’s Corporate Branding Fearless Girl was only meant to be a very temporary advertisement, and now this little statue has become a big moment in this year’s NYC timeline. (Gothamist)

Falcon Egg Will Hatch Soon on Financial District Skyscraper A pair of peregrine falcons, dubbed Adele and Frank, have returned to their 14th floor perch at 55 Water St., with every moment captured on a livestream “Falcon Cam.” (DNAinfo)

Falcon Egg Will Hatch Soon on Financial District Skyscraper

Brooklyn Steel, a first look at the venue opening this week After years of talk and planning, Bowery Presents’ newest venue, Brooklyn Steel, is finally set to open in East Williamsburg with a five-show run from LCD Soundsystem. (Brooklyn Vegan)

This Bath Beach Synagogue Was Designed by Emery Roth Before He Was Famous The building now houses the Elite Academy of Science and Technology, a co-ed Jewish High School. (Brownstoner)

This Bath Beach Synagogue Was Designed by Emery Roth Before He Was Famous

Real Estate & Development

ODA’s LIC Apartment Tower with Botanical Gardens Now on the Rise This site is situated between Queens Plaza South and 42nd Road right in the thick of the neighborhood’s construction boom. (CityRealty)

Massive Downtown Brooklyn project will include 900 apartments, schools, cultural space The two-tower development will pierce the skyline but bring needed public infrastructure to the neighborhood. (Curbed)

Massive Downtown Brooklyn project will include 900 apartments, schools, cultural space

Tyra Banks Lists Mansion-Sized Duplex in Lower Manhattan’s Battery Park Supermodel Tyra Banks hoisted her multi-unit combination condominium at the colossal, eco-oriented Riverhouse complex in Battery Park City up for sale at $17.5 million. (Variety)

A Preservationist’s Bed Stuy Dream Brownstone With AGA Range, Details Galore Asks $1.695 Million The house itself is a stunner — a painstakingly restored 1895 Renaissance Revival Bed Stuy brownstone loaded with original details and exquisite Victorian-style updating. (Brownstoner)

A Preservationist’s Bed Stuy Dream Brownstone With AGA Range, Details Galore Asks $1.695 Million

Food & Drink

Garment District gains tasty farm-to-table eatery Here’s a new healthy option for the Garment District: Good Seed has opened at 313 W. 35th St. (New York Post)

The Aviary Will Serve Daytime Drinks for First Time in New York The revolutionary cocktail bar from the Alinea masterminds opens this summer. (Eater)

With Arrival of Avocado Bar, Brooklyn Has It All Their avocado bar, decorated with Moroccan tiles, serves other specialties like tuna and avocado ceviche, all to go. (New York Times)

New upscale burger joint will have all your favorite games Clinton Hall, the upscale burger, waffles and beer pub from the Lure Group, is opening an outpost in The Bronx near Arthur Avenue at 601 E. 189th St. (New York Post)


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