New York Falls Short in Resettling Mentally Ill Adults, Angering Judge

Today: Trinity Church is sued over art, an art house movie theater returns, and a boat mishap near the Statue of Liberty.

Today’s News

New York Falls Short in Resettling Mentally Ill Adults, Angering Judge More than four years after a settlement was supposed to allow a resident to reclaim some of her independence, she remains in the sprawling, often troubled, adult home system. (New York Times)

Neighbors Decry New Homeless Shelters, Except in One Brooklyn Enclave

Neighbors Decry New Homeless Shelters, Except in One Brooklyn Enclave Nearly a month ago, a women’s homeless shelter opened in Brooklyn — and hardly anyone noticed, including many of its neighbors. (DNAinfo)

Trinity Church Is Sued for Moving a Sculpture That Marked the 9/11 Loss of a Tree The “Trinity Root” sculpture was placed at the site of a sycamore that was smashed by debris when the twin towers of the World Trade Center collapsed on Sept. 11, 2001. (New York Times)

Trinity Church Is Sued for Moving a Sculpture That Marked the 9/11 Loss of a Tree

Bus erupts in flames near Grand Central No passengers were aboard at the time and no one was hurt, officials said. (New York Post)

Mayhem

Worker loses arm in tugboat accident near Statue of Liberty The 27-year-old man, whose identity has not been released, was on the “Mr. T,” which was helping a barge about a half-mile south of the Statue at about 9:20 p.m., officials said. (The Daily News)

Food & Drink

The Best Old-School Ice Cream Sundae in New York An appreciation of the much beloved, slightly ridiculous Serendipity 3 sundae. (Bloomberg Pursuits)

The Best Old-School Ice Cream Sundae in New York

Hometown Fried Chicken Considers New Locations After Construction Issues Barbecue master Billy Durney has had more than a year of delays at his current space. (Eater)

Local Color & History

Those Huddled Masses: Were They in New Jersey, or New York? While Ellis Island was historically part of New York — despite being just 1,300 feet from Jersey City and over a mile from Manhattan — a 1998 Supreme Court ruling determined most of the island is in New Jersey. (New York Times)

Sunny’s Bar in Red Hook will close without your help If the bar’s owner doesn’t raise $50,000 by July 31, she will lose the Conover St. building that houses the best bar and music venue in Brooklyn. (The Daily News)

Sunny’s Bar in Red Hook will close without your help

Prostitutes, Sewing Machines and Performance Art — No. 53 Wooster In the decade prior to the outbreak of Civil War Greene Street, one block to the east, became the center of Manhattan’s red light district. It spread west to the Wooster Street address by 1857. (Daytonian in Manhattan)

Real Estate & Development

New Design for 11-Story, 20-Unit Residential Building at 543 Second Ave., Kips Bay The 11-story, 100-foot-tall building is being developed by Shalimar Management and will feature two retail storefronts on the ground floor, followed by one one-bedroom unit and one two-bedroom unit each on floors two through seven. (NY YIMBY)

Business & Shopping

Hey, New York Film Lovers, Another Art House Is (Back) on the Scene The Quad Cinema, which opened in Greenwich Village in 1972, has received a modern makeover from a movie-loving entrepreneur. (New York Times)


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