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You can purchase everything from graphic tees to superpower serums like Speed of Light and Mind Control at Brooklyn Superhero Supply Co. (City Guide) 7/25
Located in a multi-level space in Williamsburg, this establishment is host to a clothing store, a music shop, art galleries, and a rooftop bar—just to name a few of the attractions. (City Guide) 7/25
Story is a sort of “permanent pop-up” that changes its inventory every four to eight weeks to match a new theme or story. (City Guide)
For more than a decade, momo has been sold pretty much everywhere in Woodside and Jackson Heights, but in January, a momo seller named Januka Shrestha took her normal momo and covered them in cold broth. (The Daily News) 7/19
Gentrification is a powder keg, and this restaurant is a match. (Eater) 7/24
Flushing has been booming with new developments, as demand for more space in New York City’s largest Chinatown has continued to increase. (NY YIMBY) 7/19
Site 2, located at 115 Delancey Street, features a 24-story tower with a five-story podium that will houses part of the Essex Street Market. (Field Condition) 7/21
The curved, vaulted ceiling contains painted mural panels that show the evolution of communication, placing the New York Telephone Company within this overarching narrative. (Untapped Cities)
This historic building housed the surviving crew members of the Titanic, who were left destitute after the wreck. (Atlas Obscura)
This New England-style seafood spot is a longtime neighborhood favorite in the West Village, and the lobster roll is undoubtedly its best dish. (Thrillist) 7/17
It’s still one of Brooklyn’s most expensive homes for sale right now. (Curbed)
An East Elmhurst hotel previously thought to become a homeless shelter will close its doors on Oct. 1, due to “economic” reasons, according to a notice from the state Department of Labor. (Queens Chronicle)
The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen building was used last week as a stand-in for The New York Times’s headquarters in the filming of “The Papers.” (New York Times)
In 1930s New York City, William Lescaze used the design for his own Modernist house, the first in the city, to demonstrate his ideas about function over style. In the process, he created a new architectural fashion in America. (Atlas Obscura)
The new Nike palace by BKSK, on Broadway at Spring Street, is a paradox, a small structure that contains an immense store and looks at first glance like it was always there. (New York Magazine)
A bitter argument in a Queens pub erupted into violence early Thursday, leaving a 55-year-old man dead from a stab wound to his chest, police said. (The Daily News) 7/14
The Navy Yard has spawned imitators in other cities. (The Economist) 7/13
With the removal of the scaffolding, the facade's floor-to-ceiling glass and diagonal structural elements are now fully revealed. (Field Condition)
Amenities include an outdoor terrace on the seventh floor, a 10-car parking garage on the ground floor, and community facility space in the cellar. (NY YIMBY)
The ground and third floor would contain 8,154 square feet of medical offices, followed by a 90-key hotel across the fourth through 12th floors. (NY YIMBY)
The apartments will be spread out between three skyscrapers. (Curbed)
A sprawling East Village penthouse apartment, which just hit the market for $3.5 million, comes with a cherry on top: a rooftop cottage. (New York Post)
The e-commerce colossus will be taking the 7,354-square-foot space between Crosby and Lafayette Streets, currently home to a pop-up store for lingerie store Aerie. (The Real Deal)
Three years after it closed in the East Village, the cocktail bar Elsa has reopened in Brooklyn. (New York Times)
The reason for the closure is a steep rent increase, to $15,000 per month including real estate taxes. The last day in business will be next Monday, July 17. (The Lo-Down)
One of the two rental buildings has made significant progress this year. (Curbed)
The nearly 600-foot-tall building will bring 790 apartments to the neighborhood. (Curbed) 7/5
The 711 apartments will break down between 565 market-rate and 146 affordable units, and the site is going to be developed in a configuration with two buildings. (NY YIMBY) 7/10
There will be retail space on the ground floor, followed by 10 residential units across the second through fifth floors. (NY YIMBY)
From the outdoor space to the expansive interiors, you get bang for your buck with this home. (Curbed) 7/1
The Durst Organization plans to build a 63-story tower with 763 apartments and a public park in the lot next door to the landmarked Clock Tower building in Queens Plaza, city records show. (DNAinfo)
A 16-story Rego Park rental from the 1950s was recently redeveloped into a luxury building featuring numerous amenities, such as a pet spa, children's playroom and bike storage, joining several recent developments in the neighborhood that boast upscale apartments, according to a brokerage firm. (DNAinfo) 7/6
Representatives of the Kew Gardens community came up with a plan that envisions saving the Long Island Rail Road bridge as well as a dozen businesses built along it, as the MTA considers demolishing the aging structure, local officials said. (DNAinfo) 6/30
A developer that owned the famed Hotel Chelsea for a contentious two-year period has purchased the Entenmann's Bakery Outlet site on Queens Boulevard for $11.8 million, according to the firm that brokered the sale. (DNAinfo)
Saturday night in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, where the salon is an almost always-open witness to a neighborhood in the throes of change. (New York Times) 7/7/17
Rare as they are, deaths in Central Park are far from new. Here’s an exhaustive list of every documented case, stretching all the way back to 1884. (Village Voice) 7/7/17
The towers will consume an old storage facility, which is currently whitewashed and nondescript. (NY YIMBY)
After a year of false starts and legal imbroglios, the contentious nightclub Brooklyn Mirage opened last Saturday as a huge, architecturally ambitious destination for deep house and techno parties. (New York Times)
The building will rise 14 floors, with 415,476 square feet in total. 20,977 square feet will be set aside for ground-floor retail space, while the remainder will be split between 403 apartments. (NY YIMBY)
Sales opened Thursday at the neighborhood's first condo skyscraper — a 40-story waterfront tower featuring luxe amenities like a BBQ beach, hammock grove, speakeasy and basketball court — with one-bedroom apartments going for nearly $1 million. (DNAinfo)
One of the buildings will contain seven units and measure 6,350 square feet, while the second will contain six units and measure 6,140 square feet. (New York YIMBY)
A literary oasis in the 5th Borough, Every Thing Goes Book Café and Neighborhood Stage is Staten Island's largest independent bookstore. (Timeout NY)
Sheldon Solow wants to demolish buildings on West 57th Street to put up a new tower housing a hotel and condominiums, but the owners of Metropolitan Fine Arts and Antiques say their lease is valid and they do not care to move. (New York Times) 7/4
Feed Your Soul, a bakery that donates its goods to nonprofits, has opened a cafe on Wall Street. (New York Times) 7/3
This lovely little bookstore's been gracing Greenpoint with the written word since 2007, offering a sharply curated collection within cozy stacks. (Gothamist)
Dumbo darling powerHouse publishes its own coveted photo books, but the company's loftlike space and gallery sells everything from cheeky birthday cards to the hottest memoirs. (Timeout NY)
If you’re on the hunt for bargain tomes, hit up the selection of used books, many of which can be found on carts outside the store for as little as $1. (Timeout NY)
When author and Brooklyn resident Emma Straub learned that Cobble Hill book store mainstay BookCourt would be closing its doors, she decided to fill the void with her own venture. (Vogue)
Along with limited edition prints, candles, and vintage objects, the shop contains massive coffee table books on everything from Ibiza to Dior. (Vogue)
Browse six floors containing walls and shelves full of thousands of rare, out-of-print, and used books. (Vogue)
“Nobody shoplifts from a store that knows 3,214 ways to murder someone,” a sign at the Mysterious Bookshop in TriBeCa warns. But if the country’s oldest independent purveyor of mystery literature gets the ax, its owner will know why: money. (New York Times)
Behind the scaffolding and broken windows lies the ruins of a Federal–style mansion built from 1809 to 1810—making it one of the city’s oldest houses, even predating the New York City street grid of 1811. (Ephemeral New York)
They’re ditching the neighboring horse stables, though. (Curbed) 6/29
Eye-catching architecture and on-trend finishes try to recast a sleepy neighborhood. (Curbed)
The crowning penthouse in the Kohn Pedersen Fox building measures over 7,000 square feet. (Curbed)
With its beige facade, lined with red brick and decorated with a green double door and window shutters, the Deutsches Haus leaves a lot to the imagination. (Untapped Cities)
As the first historic twin-towered building in New York City, The San Remo commands a lofty presence thanks to its distinctive silhouette. (Untapped Cities)
Nest will offer residents amenities like a gym, coffee house, roof deck lounge with a grill and outdoor showers, and storage units. (Jersey Digs)
Located at the corner of Flatbush and Lafayette avenues, the elevated, wedged-shaped plaza gives the public access to open space at the center of the busy cultural district. (Brownstoner)
The nonprofit Community Healthcare Network has filed applications for a two-story, 7,476-square-foot medical office building at 999 Blake Avenue, located at the corner of Linwood Street in East New York. (NY YIMBY)
The project features 50 rental apartments. Of those, 10 units, or 20 percent, will rent at below-market rates through the housing lottery. (NY YIMBY) 6/26
Burgers are served on an English muffin instead of a regular bun; all the better for soaking up the meat juice, cheese and other flavors. (Staten Island Advance)
Opened in 2009, this Brooklyn indie has quickly become a favorite of Fort Greene locals—including neighborhood authors like Colson Whitehead. (Timeout NY)
This Park Slope bookstore has been around since 1971, and it just rocks. It's fun to peruse, it has a good selection, and the staff is great. (Timeout NY)
This used bookstore in Midtown is the NYC outlet of a Japanese chain, and the discounts are particularly deep—check out the selection of $1 books. (Timeout NY)
The East Village store, founded in 1997, is the place for chefs, gourmands and amateur home cooks to find literary inspiration. (Timeout NY)
Albertine offers the largest selection of French-language literature in the United States, with more than 14,000 titles from 30 French-speaking countries. (Timeout NY)
Keep an eye out for their rich oeuvre of photography books from global names. (Dazed)
A culmination of four different book street vendors finally coming together under one roof, not only is the store delightfully named, but BTN also hosts regular events, including film screenings, readings, and lectures. (Dazed)
All of the literature in the dual-floored book depot is organized by country, and the shop’s entryway is lined with travel zines and journals, several of which are self-published. (Thrillist)
The tiny storefront curates its collection based on local demand, for the time being, that’s largely contemporary fiction. (Thrillist)
Named for a Gertrude Stein novel, the red-brick corner bookstore is every bit as humble and austere as it was at its founding in 1968. (Thrillist)
True to its maxim, “98% Activism, 2% Glitter,” Bluestockings is a volunteer-run, collectively owned bookstore, powered entirely by women. (Trillist)
For the better part of a century, the Strand has gifted book-loving New Yorkers with a haven of sorts, boasting stacks upon stacks of used, rare, and new literary finds. (Gothamist) 6/8
Kushner Companies, CIM Group and LIVWRK plan to turn building into office complex. (The Real Deal)
A 2,500-square-foot Starbucks will open at 774 Broadway at the corner of Marcus Garvey Boulevard, the building where coworking company Bklyn Commons has signed on. (Commercial Observer) 6/27
A band of costumed warriors are pledging to defend the "true" Kosciuszko Bridge from demolition this summer with wolves and swords, according to a Facebook event that promises hundreds of attendees. (DNAinfo) 6/26
The Marcus Samuelsson Group has signed a lease to open an eatery of more than 4,000 square feet at The Greenpoint, the nearly completed luxury residential complex rising on the East River waterfront. (New York Post) 6/27
An old online posting says 580 Washington Ave. is 23 feet wide and has seven mantelpieces and original wood floors plus updates such as central air-conditioning. (Brooklyn Daily Eagle) 6/26
Pratt Sculpture Park, as it's called, is open to the public. It is spread across the 25-acre campus, which is located at 200 Willoughby Ave. (Brooklyn Daily Eagle) 6/26
“This is not going to be here in five years. I should make it a point to be here as often as I can.” (New York Times)
It was only 8 p.m., but at the Queens Night Market, next to the undulating walls of the New York Hall of Science in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, the night already felt a little lawless, in the best sense of the word: emancipated from day and of unlimited promise. (New York Times)
A taste of old New York will remain on the Upper East Side's Lexington Avenue, where longtime restaurant Donohue's Steak House received a reprieve. (Gothamist)
Two years after it opened, as Trump has ascended to the White House, his namesake golf course is struggling. (New York Times) 6/2
Two congressional Democrats are demanding more information about President Trump’s potential conflicts of interest stemming from his part ownership of the nation’s largest federally subsidized housing complex, which they say could benefit financially from decisions made by the Department of Housing and Urban Development. (Washington Post) 7/10
SP’s Nuts & Candy, the store at 166 Church that you probably know as We Are Nuts About Nuts, is closing at the end of July. (Tribeca Citizen)

Italian-American restaurant cooking is not an endangered species in New York just yet, but enough of its practitioners have closed or slumped into irrelevance to raise concerns about gene pool dilution. Don Peppe in South Ozone Park, Queens, is one of the few exemplars where pride and purpose, both essential to this cuisine, remain intact. (New York Times)

Federal authorities want to seize a multimillion-dollar Staten Island mansion from a doctor indicted for flooding the streets with opioid pills and defrauding Medicare. (DNAinfo) 6/21
This site will eventually sprout a 36-story condo building with a three-story library at the base. (Curbed) 6/19
After mostly sitting vacant since 1967, a six acre area of the Lower East Side has begun it's transformation into a mixed use development with nine building sites. (Field Condition)
Not much has changed inside Staubitz Market in 100 years. (New York Times)
A mixed-use apartment building with a striking look is rising on the site of a block-long lot at 44 Kent Street in Greenpoint, across from Transmitter Park, adding to that neighborhood’s post-2005 rezoning building boom. (Brownstoner) 6/12
The site of a former Polish bakery at 585 Manhattan Avenue in Greenpoint has given way to construction on a mixed-use condo development designed by two noteworthy architects, and significant progress has been made on the building’s two six-story towers. (Brownstoner)
In a rare case of community will prevailing over developer plans in Brooklyn, developer Paul Tocci of the Constellation Group has withdrawn a controversial proposal to build a nine-story, 72-unit rental building at 251 Front Street in Vinegar Hill. (Brownstoner) 6/7
Work has begun on the foundation of 9 Dekalb, poised to rise 1,066 feet along Brooklyn’s Flatbush Avenue. (Curbed) 6/9
The pastrami from Katz's Deli is being sliced for the first time in Brooklyn. It's the legendary eatery's first expansion since it opened on the Lower East Side 129 years ago. (NY1)
The former New York Dry Dock Co. is on its way to becoming pricey apartments. (Curbed) 6/14
Bridgewater Capital Partners entered contract to buy a 1.5-acre waterfront Greenpoint site for about $60.5 million. (The Real Deal) 6/14
Deep-seated racial and ethnic tensions among Jewish and Latino communities who straddle two sides of the Broadway Triangle area resurfaced this week over a massive 1,146-unit apartment complex slated for South Williamsburg. (DNAinfo) 6/15
The debatable idea is back up for discussion. (Curbed)
Now topped out, 276 Nostrand’s steel-frame rises 6 stories and will be enclosed in a textured façade with golden accents designed by Input Creative Studio. (Cityrealty)
ODA’s and Rabsky’s development on the former site of the Rheingold Brewery at 10 Montieth Street in Bushwick is beginning to assume its final form. (Brownstoner) 6/13
Regarding the design, YIMBY spoke with the architect, who said the building was “inspired by a luck of the drawer dresser,” and that the “facade is surrounded by a wooden frame, and a rigid geometry is broken to reveal recessed balconies.” (NY YIMBY) 6/14
With the first family now officially reunited in the White House, the NYPD presence around Trump Tower has been dramatically reduced — and police and nearby businesses are breathing big sighs of relief. (New York Post) 6/18
Together, Wiki and Your Old Droog breakdown the bodega dos and don'ts, examine the store's influence on New York hip-hop, and go on a luxurious $10 shopping spree. Who can make a dollar stretch the farthest on the Lower East Side? (First We Feast/YouTube)
Yet another New York building has started a petition to remove the president’s name from its own. This one is the Trump Palace at 200 East 69th Street, and the movement was started by former Goldman partner Laurence Weiss, who has been trying to sell his unit in the building since 2015. (Luxury Listing NYC)
The 72-story building has housed frauds, thieves, boiler rooms and penny-stock schemers since Trump took it over in 1995 in what may be the best deal of his career. (Bloomberg)
A project Kushner Companies is planning in Jersey City, already under pressure because of its controversial use of the EB-5 visa program, is in more hot water. (WNYC) 6/9
The five-bedroom Tudor at 85-15 Wareham Place — where Trump was born and lived until he was 4 — was listed for rent Thursday afternoon and was leased out almost immediately. (DNAinfo)
Abu Dhabi's tourism office, which has been cited as a potential conflict of interest between President Donald Trump and his businesses, vacated its Trump Tower quarters days after the president was sworn into office.(Politico)
Robert Sietsema visits the aging diner on a quiet afternoon, for sliders, cheap sandwiches, and a heap of disco fries. (Eater)
Chef Michael Boulos updates an otherwise textbook, fresh-off-the-grill patty—built with angus beef, American cheese and bibb lettuce—with the zip of pickled onions and a habanero-spiked special sauce. (TimeOut NY)
Opened in 1932, Peter McManus is one of the oldest family-owned and -operated bars in New York, and its burger is far from ordinary, despite having tried-and-true beer-soaking abilities. (TimeOut NY)
Topped with aged white cheddar and slathered in a house-made pickled jalapeño mayo on an Amy’s Bread sesame-seed bun, it has a slight kick. (TimeOut NY)
It’s big (eight ounces), broiled and back-to-basics, with a mix of coarse chuck and New York strip arriving medium-rare by default with a crusty exterior and a juicy interior. (TimeOut NY)
One thousand patties are cooked daily, and each five-ounce round of Nebraska-sourced beef-shoulder clod is ground by two in-house butchers and cooked to order, then placed inside a soft Arnold bun and accented with mild Colby and white cheddar cheeses. (TimeOut NY)
Iron Chef winner Marc Forgione’s modern steakhouse slings its not-so-secret off-menu burger in limited quantities in Tribeca, but its midtown offshoot flips the primo patty every day at lunch and at the bar for dinner. (TimeOut NY)
The steel and glass tower is designed by ODA with their signature boxy style. (Field Condition)
The classic at Harlem Shake is built with two patties, cheese, pickles, onions, and special sauce. (Bloomberg)
"The burger is about a half-inch thick, not so thick that you feel like you're eating a slice of meatloaf." (Bloomberg)
At Salvation Burger, April Bloomfield's newest joint in the Pod Hotel in midtown, she's buying whole cows to grind her own meat and even baking the buns from scratch. (Bloomberg)
Burger & Barrel’s “bash-style” involves a sweet onion and bacon jam, pickles, American cheese, and special sauce. (Bloomberg)
It's pretty much perfect just the way it is: a half-pounder cooked over the grill and tucked inside a light, super glossy bun, dripping with blue cheese. (Bloomberg)
What makes the burger at Joe Jr. extraordinary? "It's so good and so simple," says Bobby Hellen, the chef at GG's. (Bloomberg)
You could visit the Park Tavern tomorrow, and come back in 25 years, and it's doubtful nothing will have changed. (
Pat La Freida for the meat, a brisket/chuck/shoulder blend. A cozy, unpretentious atmosphere; the space once housed a Greek restaurant. (
"The brisket and the smoke sauce go so well together, it's insane,'' server Andy Rodriguez said inside Bareburger. (
The American cheese is less melted than infused; it’s unclear where yellow goo ends and meat and bun begin. And that bun — a Martin’s potato roll given a ride on an automatic butter-roller, then toasted on the griddle — manages to both contain the burger and cohere to it. (Grub Street)
One bite — and maybe another, yes, dunked in the sauce — might even convince you that all burgers should be au poivre (and French). (Grub Street)
The Brindle Room burger reminds us that burgers are, first and foremost, about the beef, but also that you can’t deny the supremacy of cheap buns and American processed cheese. (Grub Street)
Seven ounces of 30-day-dry-aged custom-blended beef, smothered with caramelized onions and raclette, dressed with tomato aioli, and gently shoved into a well-tailored brioche bun. (Grub Street)
On the occasion of Frank Lloyd Wright’s 150th birthday, a look back at his most famous New York building. (Curbed)
Fraunces Tavern, one of the oldest (if not the oldest) buildings in Manhattan, has been temporarily closed by the Department of Health after inspectors found several "critical health hazards" during an inspection earlier this week. (Gothamist)
Construction is nearing completion on the facade of 20 East End Avenue, a prewar-inspired residential tower from Corigin Real Estate Group and Florida East Coast Realty. (Field Condition) 6/8
The Happiest Burgers' "double patties Voltron themselves together via the American cheese and meld in with the confit onions, pickles, and sauce to basically create a stronger, more handsome burger. (Thrillist)
The patty is medium-thick with great char on either side. It's salty and buttery and has a clean beefy element. The American cheese melds with the beef, and there are the side accoutrements, of which you should merely add the pickles and a few onions to give it some acid and tang. It really needs nothing else. (Thrillist)
If someone is sort of on the fence about putting crispy potato strings on a burger, you should go over to that fence and jump kick it over and tell them about the glory that is the Fedora Burger. (Thrillist)
"Imagine the best backyard cookout you'd ever had, with a wood-fired grill and handsome guests and cocktails and all of that. Imagine you are manning the grill, and you pull off a burger at just the right time, so it's salty and juicy but pink in the middle. Imagine you top that with just a quick smear of mayo and some Gruyère, pack it in a perfectly toasted sesame seed bun, and go about your business." (Thrillist)
If you can't enjoy a classic cheeseburger in a classic New York restaurant teeming with watermelon pictures and statues, what can you enjoy? (Thrillist)
Who knew that a place known for making delicious lobster rolls also makes a damn delicious burger? (Thrillist)
One of the food highlights of Rockaway is the Rockaway Beach Bakery, where Tracy Obolsky serves up a whole bunch of creations, including a simple, plain, delicious croissant. (Gothamist) 6/2
Ceci Cela created a hybrid almond-chocolate croissant that will make your mouth water. (Gothamist) 6/2
Mille-Feuille, a family-run joint with French flair, does just about everything right, including their frangipane-filled almond croissant, which delivers on flavor while remaining light and airy. (Gothamist) 6/2
The pretzel croissant at City Bakery is a "destination croissant," one worth traveling for and centering your plans around. (Gothamist) 6/2
The 82-year-old victim had just left Stop & Shop on Farrington St. in Flushing last Saturday afternoon when the suspect pulled up alongside him in a mini-van, police said Thursday. (The Daily News) 6/2
A comic adaption of neighbors and strangers leading to a missing dog’s recovery. (New York Times) 6/2
The 38-year-old man, who was shot in the leg, was found on the southwest corner of the Greenwich Village park just after 5:15 a.m., officials said. (New York Post) 6/2
The order comes in the wake of an investigation that found Davila was selling ID cards for $200 that he promised in a promotional video would stop federal authorities from deporting the holder. (NBC New York) 6/2
The Lost Aracade, a documentary about Chinatown Fair, New York City's last true arcade, captures the camaraderie, grit and sex that was all part of that culture. (Endgadget) 6/2
A 25-year-old woman is in police custody after she allegedly threw her two-year-old son, who was strapped into a stroller, down a set of stairs in a New York City subway station Thursday, the NYPD said. (ABC News) 6/2
At one point, he lived in a mottled gray building at 339 E. 94th St. that he described in “Dreams From My Father” as “part of the shifting border between East Harlem and the rest of Manhattan.” (Washington Post) 6/2
The Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace is a recreation of the original brownstone, which was torn down in 1916. (Washington Post) 6/2
Significant progress is being made at Greenpoint Landing, the waterfront mega project from developers Park Tower Group, Brookfield Property Partners, and L+M Development Partners. (Field Condition) 6/2
Updated renderings have been revealed of the nine-story, 83,000-square-foot commercial building in the early development stages at 23-20 Jackson Ave. (NY YIMBY) 6/2
In the heart of the former shoppers’ paradise — the five-block stretch running from Christopher Street to Bank Street — more than a dozen retail spaces sit empty. (New York Times) 6/2
Residents and local leaders said the news illustrates the long-standing divide between the south side of the city, which struggles with poverty and crime, and a trendy downtown that is increasingly out of reach to residents of lesser means. ( 6/2
The South Brooklyn route will run between Bay Ridge and Wall Street/Pier 11, making stops along the way at the Brooklyn Army Terminal, Red Hook and Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6 and Pier 1. (amNY) 6/1
A homeless man shouting “Allahu akbar” busted a Midtown church’s door with a wrench and threatened to return and shoot all Christians, police sources said Wednesday. (The Daily News) 6/1
After firefighters extinguished the small blaze, which began in the victim’s bedroom, police found the dead man in his home on Gleason Ave. near Castle Hill Ave. in Parkchester around 11:20 p.m. Wednesday, officials said. (The Daily News) 6/1
Passengers at La Guardia are being hit with an apocalyptic swarm of mosquitoes feasting on their flesh as they dash to make their flights at one of the nation’s busiest airports. (New York Post) 6/1
The West Shore Light Rail, first proposed more than a decade ago, would run 13-miles along Staten Island from Richmond Valley to Elm Park then connect to New Jersey over the Bayonne Bridge. (DNAinfo) 6/1
A truck driver sold $20,000 worth of McDonald's hamburger patties, McNuggets, fries and apple pies to a local bodega, police said. (DNAinfo) 6/1
Equinox gym instructors in the West Village are so intense that a man who lives one floor above the luxury fitness facility says he feels like the exercise classes are happening in his apartment. (New York Post) 6/1
The five buildings will be transformed into swanky offices and retail. (Curbed) 6/1
Though they live just a half-mile from the Paerdegat Basin in Brooklyn, George and Laura Fishman were spared the kind of damage that upended their neighbors’ lives during Hurricane Sandy. (New York Times) 6/1
Foreclosure is looming for a 56th-floor apartment overlooking Central Park, the first such seizure in the Manhattan neighborhood known as Billionaires’ Row because of its sky-high property prices. (Bloomberg) 6/1
The multi-hyphenate performer and his wife, actress Jessica Biel, picked up a pricey penthouse. (Curbed) 6/1
Midtown-based Bright Management has filed applications for a 27-story, 211-key hotel at 305 West 48th Street, located just west of Eighth Avenue in Hell’s Kitchen. (NY YIMBY) 6/1
The supertall tower, called 262 Fifth Avenue, is slated to rise in the Nomad district near Madison Square Park. The skyscraper will ascend to 1,001 feet and will be "unlike anything else built in New York", according to the team. (Dezeen) 6/1
A New York City police sergeant who fatally shot a mentally ill woman in her Bronx apartment in October was charged on Wednesday with murder in the woman’s death. (New York Times) 6/1
A man charged last year with slashing the face of a stranger on an East Village street sent a letter to the presiding judge admitting to the crime and asking for a sentencing deal, it was revealed in court Tuesday. (New York Post) 5/31
Opulent light fixtures, custom marble, antique fireplaces, scores of paintings and photographs, and two statues of Oscar Wilde are what await at a new bar in NoMad named for and dedicated to the Irish writer. (Gothamist) 5/31
The 39-year-old victim, whose name has not been released, was blasted outside the 7 & 7 Deli & Supermarket at 162nd St. and Station Rd. in Murray Hill around 12:05 a.m., police said. (The Daily News) 5/31
A horse got loose and galloped through Hell’s Kitchen during rush hour Tuesday afternoon, cops said. (New York Post) 5/31
Arroyo's image now graces a corner of Morrison and Westchester avenues, steps away from a 6 Train stop, since May 24 — the very neighborhood where she worked as an EMT. (DNAinfo) 5/31
Police were searching Tuesday for a suspect in a string of robberies targeting stores and restaurants on White Plains Road in the Bronx. (CBS New York) 5/31
NYC chef Dale Talde transplanted his Brooklyn hit across the Hudson River, bringing his laidback style of Asian fusion to downtown JC. (Eater) 5/31
More than 30 angry Queens residents tried to stop federal immigration agents on Tuesday from arresting a neighborhood construction worker accused of burglary and illegally reentering the country. (The Daily News) 5/31
The IEKEI style is basically a combination of Tonkotsu (fatty, milky, pork-based) and Shoyu (soy sauced, clear, chicken-based), so the broth here is both thick and surprisingly nuanced, with a stunning depth and complexity of flavors. (Gothamist) 5/31
Tender Neapolitan pizza from a James Beard-nominated chef is the name of the game here. Beware that the restaurant can run out of dough some nights, so come early. (Eater) 5/31
By Chinese restaurant standards, Pinch Chinese, in SoHo, has a fairly short menu. But some of the dishes are outstanding, like the Wind Sand Chicken — roasted, flattened, carved and blitzed with fried garlic. (New York Times) 5/31
Tim Ho Wan, an inexpensive dim sum restaurant that opened in Hong Kong in 2009, has grown into a global chain. The new Manhattan branch is its 45th location. (New York Times) 5/31
A week of grazing around the market demonstrated that, despite its ups and downs, there are great things to be eaten there. (Eater) 5/31
At Coney Island Hospital — where 300 of 2,500 employees could lose their jobs – an insider said workers are being called into meetings if they’re being spared. (New York Post) 5/31
Oliver Coffee is a new, of-the-moment hangout on the Lower East Side. Here's what regulars wore on a recent Monday. (New York Times) 5/31
Look for homestyle Mexican dishes and large-format drinks (Eater) 5/31
A North Carolina man’s weekend trip to New York City to do “touristy stuff” ended with him locked up on Rikers — for leaving a pistol behind in his Brooklyn motel room. (The Daily News) 5/31
The pavilion was once the centerpiece of Pelham Bay Park, housing a music venue and concession spaces. (NY YIMBY) 5/31
The rain this past week caused puddles and slick floors near the balconies and elevators on both sides of Ground Zero’s $4 billion transit hub, and, at this point, the problem is considered chronic. (New York Post) 5/30
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, is set to shed another layer of its industrial past this summer with the opening of a 16-story rental building on the site of the former Domino Sugar refinery. (New York Times) 5/30
A year before the scheduled move of the Essex Street Market into a new home in the Essex Crossing project, city officials are going public with a few details about the new facility. (The Lo-Down) 5/30
Life at Oceanview Manor Home for Adults is at the center of the latest court battle involving the New York State Department of Health. (ProPublica) 5/30
A video shows a battle for supremacy among dueling food vendors on Wall Street. (ABC7) 5/30
Given Chinatown's low skyline, the views afforded from the 21st floor are pretty spectacular. (Gothamist) 5/30
City sculptor Alex Gardega — seething over the Fearless Girl statue being placed across from Wall Street’s Charging Bull — has decided to retaliate with a work of his own. (New York Post) 5/30
Williamsburg-based developer the Rabsky Group began the public review process to turn two blocks of vacant land at 200 Harrison St. into an eight-building, 1,146-apartment mega-development that includes 859 market rate apartments and 287 subsidized apartments. (DNAinfo) 5/30
Two men were shot in the south Bronx in broad daylight Friday afternoon, according to fire and police officials. (DNAinfo) 6/30
Battery Park City’s 10282 ZIP code was the most expensive, with average an average rent of $5,924 a month. (DNAinfo) 5/30
A member of a subway dance group attacked another performer with his own hula hoop after he stuck up for two elderly straphangers at the Union Square train station, the victim said Monday. (The Daily News) 5/30
A two-car crash on a Queens service road killed a woman several blocks from her home and left three other people injured early Monday, cops said. (The Daily News) 5/30
The Queens casino has been fined three times in as many years for flouting fire codes, and each time the multi-billion dollar establishment rolls the dice on a costly appeal instead of just shelling out a few thousand dollars to settle the low-level violations. (New York Post) 5/30
On May 11, a woman stopped and asked her for directions at the corner of Nostrand and Church avenues – but the divulged that she was from Africa and had just inherited a lot of money that she could not take home. (CBS New York) 5/30
But it does have something for everyone (Eater) 6/2
Police are searching for a bike-riding gunman who shot four people outside of an apartment building on West 14th Street early Saturday morning, after being caught on video dancing at a nearby bar, according to the NYPD. (DNAinfo) 5/30
A woman was pushing her 18-month-old son in a stroller on a downtown No. 5 train Sunday when another passenger lashed out and cut her across her face, opening a 5-inch gash from the top of her forehead to the top of her left cheek. (The Daily News) 5/30
All-too-familiar problems with New York City’s overloaded subways have now made their way aboveground to the city’s newest transit option: ferries. (New York Times) 5/30
There's something oddly soothing about watching Lower Manhattan bob in the background, beyond the newly-planted apple trees. It's a perspective unique to those who climb aboard Swale, a floating garden that's now docked off the pier at Brooklyn Bridge Park. (WNYC) 5/25
A preteen's reign of terror in a Brooklyn neighborhood — that includes targeting and menacing senior citizens — is over, police sources said. (The Daily News)
Though it's not clear whether or not Emmy Squared's square pies will also be available, Manhattan diners will certainly be able to experience Emily's mind blowing burger, where moist dry aged beef, cheddar, and sauteed onions soak into a pretzel bun. (Gothamist) 5/25
Biebs has been a regular at early-morning classes this week at Rumble Boxing on West 23rd Street. (Page Six) 5/25
Target’s 23,580-square-foot store on a triangular parcel will consist of a ground-floor lobby and the entire lower level of the building, which is being developed by Sun Equity Partners and the Heskel Group. (New York Post) 5/25
Four and a half years after Sandy, Breezy Point is still under repair. Some houses are jacked up like cars, awaiting new raised foundations. (New York Times) 5/25
Fire marshals investigating the blaze at a Forest Hills restaurant last week concluded that it was caused by an overheated air conditioning unit, officials said. (DNAinfo) 6/1
A beef between students in Midtown spilled into the streets Wednesday — with four teens stabbed in front of their high school during a bloody, broad daylight brawl, officials said. (New York Post) 5/25
The city is planning to widen congested sidewalks for pedestrians walking between Penn Station and Times Square, while closing a pair of busy blocks to vehicular traffic this summer. (DNAinfo) 5/25
Hotel 50 Bowery, a 229-room boutique hotel from Joie de Vivre touting Asian-inspired art and cuisine, opened its doors on May 16 and began advertising its many attractions, including an opium den-themed lounge called The Green Lady, according to a press release. (DNAinfo) 5/25
Chef Alvin Cailan will also host a pop-up Filipino spot through the summer. (Eater) 5/25
South Harlem residents and city politicians pushed back against a renewed effort to rebrand the neighborhood SoHa. (The Daily News) 5/25
You can still bet offseason—throughout the late spring and entire summer after live racing moves to Belmont—but prepare for a certain sallow spirit to the place, shuffling men and discarded slips and signs everywhere offer self-exclusion, whereby problem gamblers ask to be banned from wagering. (Parts Unknown) 5/25
A five-minute walk from the beach, the food is at least five thousand miles east of Moscow’s steamed fish and cold cuts. (Parts Unknown) 5/25
Off-duty Broad Channel volunteer firefighters played darts and razzed each other. Two brothers argued about the family business. The Yankees were on all the screens at once. (Parts Unknown) 5/25
There is no testament to West Indian authenticity like a line of homemade soft drinks whose taste and texture are largely unknown north of the Antilles. (Parts Unknown) 5/25
Artists Space, the nonprofit gallery and pioneer of New York’s downtown art scene that was forced to move from its SoHo home last year when its landlord planned to build a penthouse on the building, has found a place to put down roots: 80 White Street, in TriBeCa. (New York Times) 5/25
FM Jersey City is a 1970s-inspired theme restaurant located at 340 Third Street, previously home to Union Republic. The restaurant serves classic American comfort food from the 70s with a modern spin. (Jersey City Upfront) 5/25
An off-duty New York City Corrections Officer accidentally shot himself and an unidentified woman inside a Hell’s Kitchen bar Tuesday night, after inadvertently discharging his weapon – according to police. (New York Post) 5/24
Amazon's first New York City bookstore, Amazon Books, will open on Thursday morning, marking Amazon's highest-profile move into bricks-and-mortar retail to date. (CNBC) 5/24
The average emergency room patient at the Queens facility waited 114 minutes to be seen by a doctor in 2016. (The Daily News) 5/24
Renderings uncovered by CityRealty show a gold-trimmed prism set against rigid rows of arched windows, as well as a glimpse at what the 244 apartments and amenity spaces will look like. (6sqft) 5/24
The ambitious new arts center known as the Shed, rising in Hudson Yards, has received $75 million from Michael R. Bloomberg, showing just how much the Far West Side continues to be shaped by a small group of influential billionaires. (New York Times) 5/24
The youth was discovered by a bird watcher in Alley Pond Park on Sunday afternoon, officials said. The body had a half-dozen stab wounds in the chest — and 28 more in the back. (The Daily News) 5/24
Ukulele devotees know that good things come in small packages, in all manner of shapes and styles, which is where the UkeHut in Long Island City, Queens, comes in. (New York Times) 5/24
Only a post on this site and a tip from a friend alerted me to the end of Angelica Kitchen, which I captured on its last day, in a drizzle. (The New Yorker) 5/24
The multi-part plan is intended to address New York’s myriad transit issues. (Curbed) 5/24
The body of a missing college student was found floating in the Harlem River on Monday, authorities said. (New York Post) 5/24
With its tall and slender silhouette, 56 Leonard Street is the latest in a series of contemporary skyscrapers punctuating Manhattan’s skyline. (Arch Daily) 5/24
Juan starts the day at 7 a.m. He makes chicharrones. He’ll fry them, then let them cool, a two-hour process; prepping the cart takes a total of three hours. After that, he’ll head to this corner, where he will stay until 5 p.m.; sometimes he’ll leave earlier if he sells out, or if the weather is bad. (Parts Unknown) 5/24
Greenacre Park, a lunchtime oasis for workers in Midtown Manhattan created by Abby Rockefeller Mauze, is in danger of losing its sunlight. Rezoning might allow taller buildings that could block its afternoon sun. (New York Times) 5/24
Little Skip’s is a carburetor shop-turned-cafe built for curing hangovers: If the Counter Culture coffee doesn’t save you, the sandwich menu will. (Thrillist) 5/24
Tina’s has been serving comfortingly greasy diner food since it opened in the early 1970s -- making it a rare holdout of the Old Guard in a ‘hood that’s seen a lot of change. (Thrillist) 5/24
Le Garage’s elevated New French fare is a testament to a growing taste for upscale food in the neighborhood, even if you may pass an overturned trash can or two on your way there. (Thrillist) 5/24
You won’t spot a single sofa in the eatery that dubbed itself “Bushwick’s Living Room,” but the American comfort food and easygoing attitude is enough to make you feel at home. (Thrillist) 5/24
There’s no shortage of quality taco trucks or torta-slinging bodega counters in Bushwick, but Guadalupe Inn introduced a new standard with a refined, modern menu that exudes Mexico City influences. (Thrillist) 5/24
Students at elite Brooklyn Tech HS petitioned to change the date of their senior prom next month because it conflicts with the Muslim observance of Ramadan — to no avail. (New York Post) 5/23
A man groped a woman and three girls at the SkyView Shopping Center in Flushing, Queens, authorities said Monday. (New York Post) 5/23
A 29-year old man was crushed and killed by a dump truck near Times Square Monday evening when an attempted joyride turned deadly, cops said. (New York Post) 5/23
Pier 55, the long-planned $200 million performing arts center on a new pier in the Hudson River, is not dead yet. (The New York Times) 5/23
Canal Street Market, which takes up 12,000sqft at 265 Canal, opened its retail side back in December, but the food hall is brand-new, boasting spin-offs from several already-established NYC favorites like Nom Wah, Ippudo, Uma Temakeria, Boba Guys, and more. (Thrillist) 5/23
At Hi-Collar in the East Village, the bar menu includes takowasa, raw octopus chopped with wasabi. (New York Times) 5/23
For a $10 fee, customers can dig up an herb or pepper plant and take it home in a special little crate. (New York Times) 5/23
At the Taverna, the menu veers to Italian snacks like panzerotti, stuffed with salumi and scamorza. (New York Times) 5/23
A heavily trafficked pathway through a housing complex that for years had been used by seniors and youths to access services and programs at Grand Street Settlement will remain shuttered despite a collective outcry from locals. (DNAinfo) 5/23
An undercover investigation into potentially dangerous underground dance raves reveals New York City is falling short on efforts to prevent a "Ghost Ship warehouse" type fire like the one last December in Oakland, California. (WABC) 5/23
Jay Marciano, chairman of AEG Live, told Billboard they will spend about $10 million renovating Webster Hall's Grand Ballroom, The Studio and The Marlin Room spaces "to bring them up to contemporary standards and add a few more customer features." (EV Grieve) 5/23
Peter Luger, the famed Brooklyn steakhouse, has sued a rival restaurateur for running a similarly named restaurant in Pennsylvania, with plans to expand into Florida. (Reuters) 5/23
Kansas City native Josh Bowen brings real deal low and slow Kansas City-style barbecue to Long Island City with his down-home restaurant that features kick-ass live blues in a garden out back. (Parts Unknown) 5/23
Sugar Cube is the brainchild of architect Peter Zaharatos, who uses a 3-D printer to generate molds for his chocolates as well as the models for the shop’s sleek design. (Parts Unknown) 5/23
The best Mexican seafood restaurant in Queens isn’t a restaurant at all, it’s a two-table operation in the back of a bodega where Pedro Rodriguez whips up specialties from his hometown of Veracruz, including octopus tostadas, seabass empanadas, and Mexican seafood cocktails. (Parts Unknown) 5/23
With more than half a dozen street food vendors selling everything from the succulent, crisp-skinned roast pig known as hornado Ecuatoriano sided with giant, starchy kernels of mote, or hominy corn, to guatita, tripe in peanut sauce, and bolons, mashed plantains stuffed with pork, the corner of Warren Street and Roosevelt Avenue is a veritable Little Ecuador. (Parts Unknown) 5/23
Listed on the menu as “roast lamb leg,” kao yang tui is a haunch that sports a salty cumin and pepper scented crust that gives way to deep purplish flesh. (Parts Unknown) 5/23
This bright and cheery spot run by Mr. and Mrs. Chen has the distinction of being New York City’s only place to get fresh flowers and even fresher tofu. (Parts Unknown) 5/23
There are over a dozen fillings available including beef, shrimp, pork liver, egg, red-tinged char siu, and roast pork with crisp skin. For an old school combo try shrimp and egg. (Parts Unknown) 5/23
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is about to sign a lease to open a 10-screen, 40,000 square-foot luxury film complex next year at 28 Liberty St., the landmark skyscraper that was formerly known as Chase Manhattan Plaza. (New York Post) 5/23
There are several known heroin hot spots in Mott Haven and Hunts Point, but “the hole” is the most notorious. (The Daily News) 5/23
The charter school is set to debut its space in August 2018. (Curbed) 5/22
The victims, ages 27, 26 and 18, were shot in the upper body by a gunman described by witnesses as clad in a robe. (The Daily News) 5/19
The hauntingly beautiful structure is on Willow Avenue and East 135th Street in Point Morris, a South Bronx neighborhood three stops from Manhattan on the 6 train that was once a manufacturing hub. (Ephemeral New York) 5/19
A fearless bouncer with more than 20 years’ experience helped bring down the suicidal motorist who went on a deadly, three block rampage in Times Square on Thursday. (New York Post) 5/19

The Landmark Sunshine Cinema has been sold to a pair of developers planning to convert the property into a combined retail and office space, one of the buyers confirmed. (DNAinfo) 5/23

With its steeply pitched roof and side staircase, the house at 6 Weehawken Street might be the most Dorian Gray of Village homes. (Ephemeral New York) 5/19
Green-Wood was one of the new “rural” cemeteries that allowed people to stroll the grounds, ride 17 miles of carriage drives, and picnic inside a necropolis of 150,000 souls by 1870, according to Lights and Shadows of New York Life. (Ephemeral New York) 5/19
Police were searching Tuesday night for two suspects who attacked a man at a MetroCard vending machine at a Bronx subway station. (CBS New York) 5/19
The owner of a building emblazoned with a two-story mural of the Notorious B.I.G. has reversed his decision to remove the mural after an outburst of anger from hip-hop heads and Bed-Stuy residents.(DNAinfo) 5/23
The city is moving ahead with the official approval process for the controversial Bedford-Union Armory redevelopment, despite the loss of key City Council support for the project. (DNAinfo) 5/23
The pugilist then can be seen wildly throwing fists, repeatedly slugging the victims in the face. (New York Post) 5/19
The project, measuring 11,056 square feet, will contain 907 square feet of retail space across the ground and cellar levels, followed by eight residential units across the second through sixth floors. (NY YIMBY) 5/19
The victim, who’s in his 30s, was blasted once in the chest on 88th St. by Atlantic Ave. in Ozone Park, near the London Planetree Playground, just after 9:30 p.m., police said. (The Daily News) 5/19
The new hotel will feature retail space across the ground and cellar levels, followed by a 36-car parking garage on the second floor and the hotel across floors three through 10. (NY YIMBY) 5/19
The city is considering adding bollards on sidewalks around Times Square to match those around pedestrian plazas. (The Daily News) 5/24
British architect Lord Norman Foster’s Foster + Partners has designed what will read as an essentially new office building, rising 725 feet to the roof and 893 feet to the architectural top. (NY YIMBY) 5/19
A modern residential building with over 16,000-square feet of ground floor commercial space could be coming soon to Jersey City’s Newport neighborhood. (Jersey Digs) 5/19
Curtain wall installation is underway at ODA Architecture's 10-story warehouse-to-office conversion at 10 Jay Street on the DUMBO waterfront. (Field Condition) 5/19
A growing list of elected officials Tuesday came out against NYCHA's plan to build high-end housing on public land, with U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney talking about filing legislation that would stop it. (The Daily News) 5/31
The $4 billion World Trade Center transit hub leaks in the rain, is facing a potentially costly wrongful-death suit — and now the Port Authority, developer Silverstein Properties and mall operator Westfield are at war over signs. (New York Post) 5/18
The city has socked the owner of a manufacturing building in Dumbo with thousands in fines and a vacate order after finding tourists — including one who inspectors woke up — sleeping in rooms that the city says were illegally constructed on the roof. (The Daily News) 5/18
A Brooklyn Supreme Court judge on Tuesday granted a temporary restraining order blocking more families from moving into the shelter at 267 Rogers Ave., according to the city and a representative of the Crown Street Block Association, which filed a lawsuit to stop the opening. (DNAinfo) 5/18
Amtrak trains may be re-routed to Grand Central Terminal this summer while repairs are going on at Penn Station, according to the MTA. (DNAinfo) 5/18
See what the first half-mile stretch of this park could look like. (Curbed) 5/18
The shooting death of a parolee a block from where he killed a man 17 years ago ended a long period of calm at a once crime-ridden Queens housing project, officials said Wednesday. (The Daily News) 5/18
The chopped cheese is like a relaxed cheeseburger: Ground beef is spread on the griddle and topped with American cheese (and anything else you’d like on a burger), then pressed, in a satisfyingly sloppy manner, into a hero. (Village Voice) 5/18
Mexican popsicles are made in small batches in the back of the family-run bodega, and distributed throughout the year to other stores around the city. (Village Voice) 5/18
Next to the mozzarella cheese are dozens of plastic clamshell containers filled with kimchi — all made in the back of the shop by Sandra Kim, who owns the place with her husband, Sam. (Village Voice) 5/18
Cherry Valley ups the ante on Pittsburgh-style fries-filled sandwiches, adding waffle fries to its Coyote — along with chicken cutlet, bacon, mozzarella, and ranch dressing on a garlic bread hero. (Village Voice) 5/18
You’ll find a good assortment of Japanese pantry goods — including Kewpie mayonnaise and soba noodles — between the Budweiser and tins of La Morena pickled jalapeños at this Astoria shop. (Village Voice) 5/18
The iconic bar at 131 Rivington St. will be forced to shutter after owners were unable to negotiate a manageable price for a new lease, said the general manager. (DNAinfo) 5/18
The Broadway Chambers Building, Cass Gilbert’s first New York City building, was built in 1899 and was completed in 1900. The 18 floor building stands 225 feet tall in the Beaux-Arts style of architecture at 277 Broadway. (Untapped Cities) 5/18
The terminal was most used during WWII when it housed over 20,000 people ranging from military to civilians. (Untapped Cities) 5/18
Built from 1910 to 1913 at 233 Broadway, the Woolworth Building, nicknamed the “Cathedral of Commerce, is a fifty-eight story skyscraper in the Gothic Revival style. (Untapped Cities) 5/18
Bartunek’s 1,000-square-foot space retains much of the ambience it had 92 years ago, when Calvin Coolidge was president. The tin ceiling is original; the wood and metal drawers behind the counter have been there since Day 1. (New York Times) 5/18
A young woman may have complications having a baby in the future after she was shot five times during a drive-by shooting in Red Hook that killed her unborn baby and left her seriously injured, according to trial testimony. (The Daily News) 5/17
Brooklyn-based congregation Masjid Al-Arqam has filed applications for a five-story, 10,324-square-foot mosque at 651 Banner Avenue, located on the corner of Brighton 8th Street in Brighton Beach. (NY YIMBY) 5/17
The 10-story, 55,000-square-foot former Salvation Army shelter at 225 Bowery, on the Lower East Side, is now shrouded in construction netting ahead if its planned conversion into a 14-story, 200-key Ace Hotel. (NY YIMBY) 5/17
The bus terminal — which features seating for 125 people and disability-compliant gates — was slated to open mid-May 2015, but was delayed after encountering several “construction challenges” that pushed the date back even further. (DNAinfo) 5/17
The fanciful arched Spanish revival building next to Ford Amphitheater on the boardwalk in Coney Island, once home to a Childs restaurant and now a city landmark, will serve summertime fare in a number of settings. (New York Times) 5/17
The Landmarks Preservation Commission has approved a proposal by Pei Cobb Freed & Partners to subsume the theater’s landmarked interiors in a new building. (Curbed) 5/17
Her sensibilities are perhaps best illustrated with dishes like a hulking dry-aged cte de buf topped with blackberries, cooked in bone marrow with charred prawn butter, or a whole duck for two with cherry jus and fingerling potatoes Lyonnaise, flambed tableside for maximum dramatic effect. (Village Voice) 5/17
Though the store on 80th Street and Third Avenue still occasionally rents VHS tapes, most of the rental business stems from its collection of 25,000 DVDs and Blu-Rays. (amNY) 5/17
While there are well-executed traditional tempura and seafood options for udon newbies, TsuruTonTan really shines when playing with newfangled flavor combinations like mentaiko caviar and truffle creme with crab and mushroom. (Village Voice) 5/17
Billed as “the world’s cheapest Michelin-starred restaurant,” this Hong Kong dim sum import, with 45 locations around the world, landed in the East Village this winter to three-hour waits for their signature pork buns and steamed rice rolls. (Village Voice) 5/17
This Fukuoka-based chain specializes in one thing only: pork-based tonkotsu ramen, served to customers as they sit in individually partitioned “flavor concentration booths.” (Village Voice) 5/17
A 60-year old female was struck and killed by a garbage truck in front of horrified bystanders in Greenwich Village Tuesday night, police said. (New York Post) 5/17
Located on one of the most idyllic corners in New York City, the Sardinian restaurant isn’t a deli at all. It’s a trattoria styled for families and lovers, friends and acquaintances. (Brooklyn Based) 5/17
It was known for hosting the greatest jazz musicians including John Coltrane, Billie Holiday, Dizzy Gillespie, and Miles Davis. (Untapped Cities) 5/17
A witness captured video of the collapse. (Gothamist) 5/17
The building is now on the rise along Third Avenue at St. Marks Place. (Curbed) 5/17
The mother of the woman who fell to her death from the Oculus transit hub at the World Trade Center is considering a wrongful death lawsuit against the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey over the tragedy — but first she needs a video recording of the incident. (New York Post)
A horse was reportedly hit by a taxi driver in midtown at around 10 a.m., though police say they have not been able to locate either the horse or the cabdriver. No injuries have been reported. (Gothamist) 5/16
Coney Island’s history has vacillated between glamorous, seedy, and family-friendly, often embodying all three at once. (AV Club) 5/16
“ A robber threatened to throw acid at a woman withdrawing cash at a Lenox Hill bank Monday afternoon — less than three weeks after a similar stickup at the same bank. (The Daily News) 5/30
A Lower East Side café founded several years ago by Vietnamese-Americans from Houston, where there’s a large Vietnamese population and some of the best pho in the country. (Eater) 5/16
Inside, the interior channeled the outdoor pho cafes of Hanoi, with hanging food signs in Vietnamese, colorful, mismatched furniture, and a summer-in-the-tropics vibe. (Eater) 5/16
The fast-casual spot with a brief menu of pho and banh mi is nestled near the Myrtle/Wyckoff stop on the L with a single communal table squeezed into what had been a former appliance-repair shop. (Eater) 5/16
Developer plans to convert former umbrella factory into 69 condos. (The Real Deal) 5/16
In another sign that the fringes of downtown can’t escape Jersey City’s building boom, a two-story auto facility and parking area at 400 Newark Avenue may soon be disappearing in favor of more residential development. (Jersey Digs) 5/16
They have sprinkles, blinkles, and a mission. (Eater) 5/16
A Lower East Side building owner has been slammed with a $1.2 million lawsuit by city lawyers alleging she illegally rented a slew of units in three buildings through the short-term rental service. (New York Post) 5/16
A Burger King on Seventh Avenue could start serving beer after the fast-food eatery's franchisee approached the local community board about applying for a liquor license. (DNAinfo) 5/16
Foundation work is now underway on the 38-story, 460-key Virgin Hotel under development at 1227 Broadway, located between West 29th and 30th streets in NoMad. (NY YIMBY) 5/16
The Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church will be demolished for a residential building with room for a new church. (Curbed) 5/16
The building at 340 Rutland Road will contain seven residential units and measure 6,491 square feet, while the second building will contain six units and measure 5,888 square feet. (NY YIMBY)
First opened in 1854, the bar’s crowd was no less motley when the author Rafe Bartholomew started going there as a child in the 1980s. (New York Times) 5/16
The developers of Riverside Galleria, the 470,000 square-foot plaza proposed on Arthur Kill Road near the Outerbridge Crossing, launched an online contest asking the public to choose a name for the project's food and beverage deck. (DNAinfo) 5/16
There’s Uma Temakeria for hand-rolled sushi, Nom Wah Kuai for dumplings and rice bowls, Oppa for Korean barbecue items, Ilili Box for Middle Eastern, Boba Guys for milk teas, and Kuro-Obi by Ippudo New York for ramen. (New York Times) 5/16
The New York City Planning Commission has approved plans for a 72-unit residential building at 251 Front Street, located on the corner of Gold Street in Vinegar Hill. (NY YIMBY) 5/16
The tower replaces the developer’s 2010 plan to build a 15-story Islamic mosque and cultural center on this site, an idea that erupted into a national controversy and cable news network bonanza. (New York Times) 5/16
Jequan Lawrence was brutally murdered in an ambush at a housing complex. For detectives, it was a sign of a fissure running through gangs across the country, especially the Bloods. (New York Times)
When officers arrived they found a 38-year-old man with gunshot wounds to this head and a 40-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his torso. (Associated Press) 5/15
The Countee Cullen Library in Harlem’s electrical systems are so old that the 76-year-old building has numerous power outages. (amNY) 5/15
Cops are looking for two crooks who ordered a Queens auto body shop owner and four employees of to the ground and robbed them at gunpoint Saturday, authorities said. (The Daily News)
After months of construction, Sunset Bagels cafe and grill could open in two weeks at 1501 Foster Avenue and Marlborough Road. (Bklyner) 5/15
Applications have been filed for a nine-story, 76-unit mixed-use building at the home of Baptist Church of the Redeemer, 1921 Cortelyou Road and Ocean Avenue. (BKLYNER)
He moved out shortly after his 1996 marriage and has rented it ever since, asking anywhere from $7,950 to $15,000 a month in recent years. (New York Post) 5/15
Located within Fantasma Magic, the Houdini Museum of New York is a unique experience and a great way to celebrate the most famous escapist of all time. (Untapped Cities) 5/15
Although it has moved a few times since Louis Tannen first opened the magician’s playground, the store hasn’t lost sight of what his initial goal was: to help magicians, amateur and professional. (Untapped Cities)
The monumental sculpture is 45 feet tall and is part of the artist’s Antiquity series. (Untapped Cities) 5/15
The very popular Tariq’s is very similar to Rafiqi’s, especially in its salad offerings, which include corn, cilantro, shredded lettuce, tomato, and earthy stewed chickpeas, but the chicken, though similarly juicy and a bit spicier, cooked with slices of sweet onion, lacks a certain oomph, and the rice is on the bland side. (Grub Street)
The hype is not unwarranted: Their slogan is, “We’re Different,” and it’s true. (Grub Street)
The dark-meat chicken is finely chopped and juicy, and golden brown from its aggressive, deeply flavorful Indian-spice marinade, and flecked with sautéed onions and pepper. (Grub Street) 5/15
The chicken in his chicken-and-rice platter is rubbed in a spice mixture and freshly grilled; then chopped into perfectly bite-size, slightly crispy, succulent chunks; and served with fragrant basmati rice and a salad that is dressed, unlike the usual cart offering of just plain shredded lettuce. (Grub Street)
Here, tuna tartare made with yellowfin and served not with lemongrass and soy sauce, but with sunflower, basil, and the Yemeni hot sauce zhug. (Grub Street) 5/15
The Brearley School, a prestigious all-girls private school in Manhattan, announced on Friday that it had retained a law firm to investigate allegations of sexual misconduct at the school, and asked anyone with knowledge of possible abuse to come forward. (New York Times) 5/15
The teen was busted Tuesday night at his home, which is not far from the Beth Hamedrash Hagadol synagogue at the corner of Broome and Suffolk streets. (New York Post) 5/18
A duplex condo with wide-plank floors, marble counters and two private terraces, in a doorman building. (New York Times)
The real estate developer building one of the tallest skyscrapers on Manhattan's Billionaires' Row is poised to make the biggest impact on development along the Gowanus Canal. (DNAinfo)
A knife fight between roommates at a Harlem homeless shelter Friday morning left one of them dead and the other in critical condition, police sources said. (The Daily News)
As an organization, Kinfolk is a creative collective that uses their space at 90 Wythe Avenue for various functions not the least of which are coffee shop, bar and restaurant. (Architzer)
The building on Beach 116th Street will bring 90 apartments to the area. (Curbed)
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services fraud investigators visited Public School 58 in Queens on Thursday. On social media, they were mistaken for immigration agents. (New York Post) 5/17
When cops approached the car, they found him removing his clothes and “performing a lewd act,” a Port Authority spokesman said. (The Daily News)
A plane sat on 191st Street in 1956 after its wings were removed for shipment. The pilot landed the craft on St. Nicholas Avenue, rear, as part of a barroom bet. (New York Times)
Cops are investigating a teen’s claims that a 42-year-old employee at her Queens high school groped and forced kisses on her repeatedly during the school year. (The Daily News)
New signs and banners would be put up on the surrounding blocks with the “Railhead District” name, and painted murals on the sides of buildings appear to be an idea floated for the neighborhood. (Jersey Digs)
As if NYC needs more pizza chains, this one comes with A-list celeb backing, with investors such as LeBron James, Maria Shriver, and Patrick Schwarzenegger leading to this opening, the 193rd since 2012. (Eater) 5/12
Westside was opened in 1965, according to Leung, by two men with $5,000 apiece. Leung entered the picture around 1989, he said, when the old owner walked into a nearby Army and Navy store where Leung was employed. (NBC News) 5/12
This place is excellent, with a nice selection of big-tasting flavors across a wide range of sub-categories, including the amazing Honey Comb, which goes well with everything else. (Gothamist)
Two Brooklyn best friends were stabbed to death a block from each other and less than five hours apart in unrelated attacks that devastated their families and classmates, cops said Thursday. (New York Post) 5/12
The matriarch of a mobbed-up Queens pizzeria secretly serving up sides of cocaine was sentenced to seven years behind bars Thursday for her role in the scheme, which her lawyer called “Shakespearean in tragedy.” (New York Post) 5/12
Governor Cuomo and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie want Amtrak to let them choose the private management company that would run Penn Station, saying that the train company has brought the situation at the hub from “bad to worse to intolerable.” (New York Post) 5/12
Ample Hills has been around for a half dozen years now, but judging by crowds that regularly run out the door at their Prospect Heights and Gowanus locations, no Brooklynites are even remotely tired of these unabashedly sweet, more-is-more concoctions. (Gothamist) 5/12
The Ube, the Coconut, the Black Sesame, and the Matcha are all first rate, with a depth of flavor not usually found at such places. (Gothamist) 5/12
This Rivington Street parlor can be annoyingly crowded during high summer, but that doesn't mean the ice cream isn't worth the wait. (Gothamist)
Tea Dance (Nilgiri Tea Leaf, Lemon Charcoal, Salted Caramel) and On the Rocks (Persian Black Lime Cola, Cherry Poprock) are just as crowd-pleasing as gateway flavors like Milk Money and Basic B, the latter of which is the best vanilla you will ever eat. (Gothamist) 5/12
Sichuan crowd-pleasers like dan dan noodles and mapo tofu are well-executed, and the menu also offers bigger items like a lobster or steamed whole fish that will make the meal feel like a celebration. (Eater) 5/12
On Tuesday, Mr. Pender, 38, took the stand as a witness for the prosecution to explain how he was instrumental in setting up the final meeting between his two friends, just before Mr. Woodard was killed. (New York Times) 5/25
Investigators believe the Woodside, Queens resident had some sort of medical crisis, possibly a heart attack, before she crashed. (The Daily News) 5/12
Xi’an Famous Foods co-owner and CEO Jason Wang posted a video to Facebook that shows a customer berating two black employees of the restaurant, eventually calling them the N-word. (Eater) 5/12
The sexual predator wanted for beating and molesting a tourist in Harlem was nabbed in upstate New York Thursday morning, police said. (The Daily News)
There will be nine one-bedroom apartments, two two-bedroom units, and a one-bedroom duplex unit, Brownstoner reported. (NY YIMBY) 5/12
Twenty-four residential units will spread across the second through fifth floors. (NY YIMBY )
Take a virtual reality tour of the development as imagined by the city. (Curbed) 5/12
Caffé Lanka — part Sri Lankan restaurant and grocery, part pizzeria, with a sideline in quesadillas, falafel and panini — opened in March by the Castle Hill Avenue subway stop in Parkchester, the Bronx. (New York Times) 5/12
Renovators have made great strides on the restoration of Childs Restaurant, which was constructed in 1923. (Brooklyn Daily Eagle) 5/12
A veteran state correction officer shot herself to death outside a Queens prison early Tuesday after firing at her ex-boyfriend and riddling his car with bullets, officials said. (The Daily News) 5/11
Two people were killed in a fire that tore through a vacant Bronx house late Wednesday night — less than two months after that same house caught ablaze amid reports of squatters sneaking in and out, officials said. (The Daily News )
The legendary restaurant is opening a place in New Jersey so that it can ship pastrami around the world (Eater) 5/11
The Sweet Shop on East 73rd Street, known for its huge variety of candy, doughnuts and ice cream, was temporarily closed over the weekend after health inspectors were unable to check its food-prep areas. (DNAinfo)
Housed in a shipping container without running water, it began selling alcohol in January, and has shown that something spontaneous and genuine can still thrive here. (New York Times)
Two of the phase one buildings at Columbia University's Manhattanville campus have completed construction and are now open. (Field Condition) 5/11
The section of Queens Boulevard between Eliot Avenue and Yellowstone Boulevard includes some of the busiest and most crash-prone intersections in the neighborhood, including at 63rd Drive. (DNAinfo)
Stretching along 36th Avenue in a pocket of Queens known as Little Brazil, Rio Market acts as an unofficial community center for Brazilians in New York: a Copacabana-style supermarket just off the N and W trains. (New York Times) 5/11
A bookstore with locations in Manhattan will be moving to Long Island City. Book Culture, which was founded in 1997, is an independent and academic bookstore that will add a fourth location at 26-09 Jackson Ave. (
A New York City teacher has been fired after he allegedly ripped a hjiab off an 8-year-old girl in the classroom when she refused to take it off, police say. (NBC New York)
It’s apparently a conglomerate of Asian food du jour, serving poke bowls, sushi, and rolled ice cream, the Thai street food that’s been proliferating almost as rapidly as poke restaurants. (Eater) 5/11
Though it's a restricted area, plenty of photographers have ventured there to snap pictures of the abandoned structures that still stand. (Time Out NY) 5/11
The building is made up of a series of dilapidated silos, grain elevators and other infrastructure that's pretty incredible to look at. (Time Out NY)
A group of tenants displaced from their homes by a massive blaze have been living in shelters for more than a year as their landlord drags his feet on repairing the rent-stabilized property with little challenge from city agencies, their lawyer says. (DNAinfo)
Vornado is presenting new building designs and not just the original 1,216-foot- tall Pelli Clarke Pelli design that passed New York City muster a decade ago. (New York Post)
There will be 6,078 square feet of ground-floor retail space, followed by a 9,836-square-foot children’s daycare facility on the second floor. (NY YIMBY) 5/11
A recreation facility in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, built during the Works Progress Administration era will get some tender love and care that will allow it to better serve its community. (NY YIMBY)
Demolition permits signal movement at the South Street site. (Curbed) 5/11
A Crown Heights man has been indicted for trying to steal six homes in Central Brooklyn using fake deeds — and imposters to pretend to be their owners, prosecutors say. (DNAinfo) 5/11
The suspect accused in a random attack in the Bronx that left an 83-year-old man in critical condition was found dead of an apparent suicide. (WABC) 5/11
In the early days, back before the Internet, the owner would settle into the book store nearest his house and pore over pizza dough recipes in cookbooks for hours. (The Daily News) 5/10
For 25 seconds, this intersection belongs solely to pedestrians, who can cross without fear of getting hit. (WABC) 5/10
Emergency workers arrived to find the body in flames in the ninth floor stairwell of the 105th Street building, a result of an unusually chilling homicide, according to the police. (New York Times) 5/10
Gunmen shot a rival in the head across the street from a Brooklyn school Tuesday, officials said. (The Daily News)
The NYC Ferry East River route was hit with delays on Tuesday due to an oil spill in the East River two days before, the service said. (amNY) 5/10
At Miss Ada, Tomer Blechman features Eastern European influences in dishes like herring crostini and shots of vodka garnished with pickled mushrooms. (New York Times) 5/10
“Using the model of a prohibition-era speakeasy, Sasha Petraske revived classic cocktails, with a stringent system of building drinks, a hand-cut ice program, and fresh ingredients." (Food & Drink) 5/10
“The space dates back to the mid-19th century when it was a haunt for literary and artistic figures such as Walt Whitman. Over the years the space changed hands a number of times, becoming numerous bars, nightclubs, and even a brothel at one point.” (Food & Wine) 5/10
An unlikely band of Brooklyn tenants takes on two landlord brothers hell-bent on flipping their rent-stabilized homes to the luxury market. (Patch) 5/10
There will be a total of 25 restaurants at Hudson Yards. (Curbed) 5/10
You may not think to look at it, but the building that dominates a stretch of Flatbush Avenue near Prospect Park once filled the surrounding area of Prospect Lefferts Gardens with the delicious smell of bread. (Brownstoner) 5/10
A serious makeover by the city is transforming this dreaded corridor into a grand portal lined with shade trees and wildflowers. (New York Times) 5/10
This wall on a street corner in Lower Manhattan has been a blank canvas for a rotation of renowned artists since the 1980s. (Atlas Obscura) 5/10
The new property owner plans to develop a mixed-use building with a synagogue at street level and either apartments or a hotel on the floors above, Real Estate Weekly reported. (New York YIMBY) 5/10
The Greater Astoria Historical Society submitted a Request for Evaluation to the LPC in March for the pale yellow 3-story house at 31-07 31st Ave. near 31st Street, which they say was home to Ferdinand Quentin Dulcken, a pianist, composer and music teacher. (DNAinfo) 5/9
More than 230 units of affordable housing, dorm rooms and a grocery store are heading to 11th Avenue as part of a plan to transform an NYPD parking lot into a mixed-use development. (DNAinfo)
Police found 430 glassine envelopes filled with heroin, 6 pounds of marijuana and $60,000 cash during a raid at a New Springville apartment, authorities said. (DNAinfo) 5/9
Auto traffic had the full run of the plaza, which was created when the elevated was built between 1915 and 1917, until just a few years ago, but it’s now a pedestrian-only plaza with tables and chairs during the warm months. (Forgotten New York) 5/9
Belafonte's love of the library came full-circle Monday as the city renamed the 115th Street branch after the entertainer and civil-rights icon, marking the first time the library system has renamed a branch in a century. (DNAinfo) 5/9
Floral designer Lewis Miller has been going around the city in recent months leaving gorgeous flower displays in garbage cans, statues and anywhere else that inspires him. (Gothamist) 5/9
Design and development firm NAVA Companies is anticipating a $72.4 million sellout for its 10-story, 12-unit mixed-use building under development. (NY YIMBY) 5/9
The 50,000-square-foot miniature highlights some of Manhattan’s, and the world’s, most notable landmarks. (Curbed)
54 Bright Street, by developer JMA Architects Atelier, is the site of the first exterior living green wall in Jersey City. (Jersey Digs) 5/9
Butcher shop turned smokehouse Butcher Bar opens its second location on Wednesday, expanding from Queens into Manhattan with a new Lower East Side restaurant. (Gothamist) (5/9)
A Bronx-based developer is looking to revamp the former station. (Curbed) 5/9
Before the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission started buying thorium byproduct from the Wolff-Alport Chemical Co. in Queens to make nuclear bombs, the chemical company thought it was worthless and dumped the radioactive sludge into the sewer or buried it under its triangular property on the border between Bushwick and Ridgewood. (City Limits) 5/9
Superstructure is approximately two-thirds complete at 61 9th Avenue, a 170,000 square foot, nine-story office and retail building in the Meatpacking District from developers Vornado Realty Trust and Aurora Capital Associates. (Field Condition) 5/9
The Rockefeller Group is in contract to acquire the three five- to six-story mixed-use buildings spanning 30-36 East 29th Street, located in NoMad, to make way for a 170,000-square-foot residential tower. (NY YIMBY) 5/9
The Parks Department plans to build two separate areas, one for chihuahua-sized dogs and the other for larger, mastiff-types. (Brooklyn Daily)
A barbecue bar on the Lower East Side promises to give foodies a taste of different BBQ styles when it opens on May 10 at 146 Orchard Street. (New York Post)
The de Blasio administration is reneging on the city’s decade-old promise to replace parkland lost during the construction of the new Yankee Stadium in favor of a high-rise development. (New York Post)
A midtown strip club tried to get out of paying $3.1 million in state taxes by claiming that its dancers are love doctors offering the same nontaxable services that a massage therapist or a sex shrink provides. (The Daily News)
While the building is often used in popular culture as light-natured fodder—such as the opening back drop to your favorite cookie-cutter rom-com or the romanic meeting spot for star-crossed lovers—the building’s past is far more ominous than many of us realize. (6sqft)
A townhouse developed by Jared Kushner, when he was CEO of Kushner Companies, has sold for $12.9 million, it's the second-highest Brooklyn residential sale of the year. (New York Post)
Adjacent to the famed Katz’s Delicatessen, the building will ultimately top out at 11 stories tall and host 94 condos when it’s completed next year. (6sqft)
At the Bronx's Arthur Avenue a more authentic Little Italy proves harder to get to for tourists but infinitely more rewarding to visit. (CNN)
At La Esquina del Camarón Mexicano, inside a bodega in Jackson Heights, Queens, empanadas are sealed around sea bass and finished with mayonnaise, cilantro and a slice of avocado. (New York Times)
Developer says a “small portion” of units could be set aside for households earning up to $95K per year. (The Real Deal)
“The people working here today are still only a couple of degrees of separation between them and 100 years of history." (New York Post)
The LeFrak Organization’s latest project in Newport, a rental building named the Ellipse, will open this summer with 381 apartments and starts leasing on Monday. (New York Times)
At the time, the Bowery was a cacophonous circus of vaudeville theaters, beer gardens, pawnbrokers, rowdies, and streetcars all under the screeching rails of the Third Avenue elevated train. (Ephemeral New York)
The downtown boom, visible in the new night-life scene along Newark Avenue, poses a threat to the urban pioneers from the city’s grittier days. (New York Times)

Amid a development boom on Staten Island, this 17th-century homestead remains. (Curbed)

A Tiny Park Fights for Sunlight Among New York City Skyscrapers

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A Garden Is Bobbing off the Banks of Brooklyn

There’s something oddly soothing about watching Lower Manhattan bob in the background, beyond the newly-planted apple trees. It’s a perspective unique to those who climb aboard Swale, a floating garden that’s now docked off the pier at Brooklyn Bridge Park. (WNYC)

A Tiny Park Fights for Sunlight Among New York City Skyscrapers

Greenacre Park, a lunchtime oasis for workers in Midtown Manhattan created by Abby Rockefeller Mauze, is in danger of losing its sunlight. Rezoning might allow taller buildings that could block its afternoon sun. (New York Times)

Breezy Point, Queens: Tested by Hurricane Sandy

Four and a half years after Sandy, Breezy Point is still under repair. Some houses are jacked up like cars, awaiting new raised foundations. (New York Times)

The whole world in one layover: Aqueduct and Resorts World Casino

You can still bet offseason—throughout the late spring and entire summer after live racing moves to Belmont—but prepare for a certain sallow spirit to the place, shuffling men and discarded slips and signs everywhere offer self-exclusion, whereby problem gamblers ask to be banned from wagering. (Parts Unknown)

Drawing the Vanishing Restaurants of New York

Only a post on this site and a tip from a friend alerted me to the end of Angelica Kitchen, which I captured on its last day, in a drizzle. (The New Yorker)

Raspados in the morning, elote in the evening

Juan starts the day at 7 a.m. He makes chicharrones. He’ll fry them, then let them cool, a two-hour process; prepping the cart takes a total of three hours. After that, he’ll head to this corner, where he will stay until 5 p.m.; sometimes he’ll leave earlier if he sells out, or if the weather is bad. (Parts Unknown)

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