Judge extends restraining order on Crown Heights homeless shelter’s opening as residents fear crime uptick

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Judge extends restraining order on Crown Heights homeless shelter’s opening as residents fear crime uptick A judge will continue to bar the city from opening the 20th homeless shelter in Crown Heights, where residents are fearful crime will rise and put their children in danger. (The Daily News)

Despite Almost Doubling Their Kickstarter Goal, Shea Stadium Is Closing “Sadly, their brand new plan for 20 Meadow Street includes a nightclub of their own on the ground floor and no Shea Stadium upstairs,” the team wrote. (Gothamist)

Despite Almost Doubling Their Kickstarter Goal, Shea Stadium Is Closing

Apple’s iconic glass cube at NYC flagship store is coming down The iconic glass cube at Apple’s Fifth Avenue flagship store is coming down — at least temporarily. (New York Post)

Mayhem

Brooklyn principal charged with assault for punching, kicking 7-year-old student who slapped school staffer A towering Brooklyn principal was charged with assaulting an unruly 7-year-old student in a heinous attack caught on video, authorities said Wednesday. (The Daily News)

Brooklyn principal charged with assault for punching, kicking 7-year-old student who slapped school staffer

Family heartbroken after ex-con’s fatal fall out Brooklyn window during attempt to evade cops The ex-con who fell seven stories to his death from a leopard-print bedsheet rope visited with his mom just 90 minutes before the fatal plunge. (The Daily News)

Man stabbed in the neck in Brooklyn left Rikers Island one day before he died A man fatally knifed in the neck during a clash inside a Brooklyn apartment Tuesday had been released from Rikers Island just a day earlier, police sources said. (The Daily News)

Man stabbed in the neck in Brooklyn left Rikers Island one day before he died

Livery cab driver critically injured in stabbing at Bronx intersection Police say the 31-year-old victim was stabbed in the neck and right shoulder while sitting in the driver’s seat of his cab. (ABC7)

Local Color & History

The grisly history of the Bowery’s infamous ‘Suicide Hall’ A luxury condo now stands on the site of one of the Bowery’s most notorious saloons. (Curbed)

The grisly history of the Bowery’s infamous ‘Suicide Hall’

Photos: A Disarmingly Happy Bob Dylan Inside His First NYC Apartment See him inside his first NYC apartment at 161 W. 4th Street—holding groceries, hanging with girlfriend Suze Rotolo, writing on his typewriter—and performing at local clubs such as Gerde’s Folk City. (Gothamist)

Photos: A Disarmingly Happy Bob Dylan Inside His First NYC Apartment

Food & Drink

Cheap Eats to Know An offshoot of East Village restaurant Au Za’atar, this Greenwich Village fast casual specializes in Lebanese flatbreads, styling itself “a real taste of Beirut.” (Eater)

Real Estate & Development

16-Story Residential Towers Planned in Crown Heights Face Public Scrutiny The public can weigh in this week on a plan to change zoning rules to allow two new 16-story towers with 565 market-rate and affordable apartments. (DNAinfo)

Fort George, Manhattan: Nosebleed Heights and Down-to-Earth Prices Despite occupying some of the highest terrain around, Fort George, near the northern point of Manhattan, can seem to be hiding in plain sight. (New York Times)

This $23.5 Million New York City Townhouse Has 1,200 Square Feet of Outdoor Space The private garden includes an automated irrigation system. (Architectural Digest)

Business & Shopping

Bronx pot dispensary PharmaCannis is struggling in a competitive market, officials say Even after the state added chronic pain to the list of approved medical conditions for patients eligible for marijuana Hunts Point dispensary PharmaCannis is still striving to get the word out. (amNew York)


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