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Anthology Film Archives Seeks Expansion Approval; Rififi Returns to the EV via HBO

Alleging that a six-story, Second Avenue property he owns has been “commandeered” by a real estate investor/developer, landlord Raphael Toledano is seeking Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. [Commercial Observer]

Today, Anthology Film Archives will present the latest version of its decades-delayed expansion plan to the Landmarks Preservation Commission. [NY Yimby]

French bar/eatery Brigitte will debut next month at 37 Canal Street, which was last occupied two years ago by Icelandic spot Skál. [Bowery Boogie] Keep Reading »

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Biter Attacks Woman at BK Steakhouse; Village Pourhouse’s New Replacement

Video has been released of a female graphic designer sustaining a punch in the face from a stranger Sunday night at Alligator Lounge. She filed an assault report, but the man who attacked her has not been located. [Gothamist]

On Sunday, a 50-year-old woman was bitten on the arm by a fellow female diner at Williamsburg’s Peter Luger Steakhouse. Although police responded, they made no arrest and the first woman declined medical attention. [DNA Info]

At 332 E. Sixth Street, the six-story residence is seeking a $10.5 million buyer. Owner Raphael Toledano paid $4.5 million for the property just 18 months ago. [EV Grieve] Keep Reading »

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Police Seeking LES Groper; Old Monk Will Land in EV

David Green, 33, turned himself into police after allegedly shooting and killing Byron Elder, 22, Saturday afternoon on Scholes Street.
[DNA Info]

Police are looking to for Victor Colon, 60, who allegedly sexually assaulted multiple women between Sunday and Monday.
[Bowery Boogie]

On Saturday, current and former tenants of rancor-inspiring landlord Raphael Toledano, 27, protested outside his Upper West Side home. [EV Grieve] Keep Reading »

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Village Pourhouse to Close; Lower East Side Pop-Up Gallery Debuts

An affiliate of real estate broker-cum-investor Raphael Toledano’s Brookhill Properties filed bankruptcy protection Tuesday on collection of 15 East Village addresses.
[The Real Deal]

Locals are trying to raise $250K by June to convert a onetime Wythe Avenue firehouse into a community center. [Brownstoner]

Third Avenue’s Village Pourhouse will reportedly shutter Monday, making way for the music venue E.Vil.
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Tenants Demand Cooking Gas, Say Their Landlord’s Response Is ‘Tough Turkey’

Brad Hoylman and Toledano Tenant Coalition.(Photo: Katherine Barner)

Brad Hoylman and Toledano Tenant Coalition.(Photo: Katherine Barner)

While many of us are prepping for a Thanksgiving feast, the tenants of 325 East 12th Street are stocking up on TV dinners. They won’t be able to cook a proper Thanksgiving meal in their own homes this year and haven’t been able to cook for quite a while. Their building has been without gas for over six months since demolition forced Con Ed to turn it off. With the holiday season upon them, they’re feeling the frustration more than ever.

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East Village Landlord’s Ice Cream Social Gets a Chilly Reception

Protestors yesterday at TK (Photo: Luisa Rollenhagen)

Protestors yesterday at TK (Photo: Luisa Rollenhagen)

It’s hard to imagine how anyone could get pissed off about ice cream. It’s pretty delicious stuff on its own, but when ice cream comes free, it’s capable of turning almost any New Yorker with a broken-AC situation into a sedated, softly smiling master of chill. But the tenants at 325 East 12th Street– owned by Brookhill Properties, a real estate company founded by notorious landlord Raphael Toledano, who’s currently under investigation by the State for tenant harassment– have been moved to a level of frustration that can’t be solved with tasty bribes. That’s why, when they started receiving invitations to attend an ice cream social bought and paid for by Brookhill, the tenants organized an ice cream protest.

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Lowline Wins City Support; Saturday Is Bicycle Fetish Day

The city awarded a conditional approval to the team that wants to break ground on the Lowline underground park in 2020. [Bowery Boogie]

Today the Bowery Market debuts outdoors near the intersection of Bowery and Great Jones Street. [Eater NY]

East Village landlord Raphael Toledano is financially supporting the maintenance of Alphabet City’s Creative Little Garden. [EV Grieve]

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St. Mark’s Ale House Is Closing; Bowery Gets an Outdoor Market

In the wake of numerous acts of police brutality nationwide, 1,000 NYDP officers will soon don body cameras to patrol as part of a test program. [Brokelyn]

Real estate investor Raphael Toledano, who is currently buying 11 East Village buildings, plans to sell six of the multi-family neighborhood addresses he already owns. [The Real Deal]

Early this month, St. Mark’s Ale House shuttered after 21 years in the East Village. [EV Grieve]

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New Greenpoint Event Space; Bushwick’s First Vintage Crawl

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

Broker and investor Raphael Toledano reportedly paid more than $1 million to tenants he allegedly harassed in a 13th Street residential building he owns. [The Real Deal]

This summer, an event spaces called Dobbin St. will replace a Greenpoint garage. [Greenpointers]

Neither Andrew Tarlow restaurant located in the Wythe Hotel (Reynard nor The Ides Bar) will accept tips moving forward. [Eater NY]

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Police Violence and a Shooting in Bushwick; Stolen Jesus Statue Found

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

One of the two victims is in critical condition after a Bushwick shooting outside of a Schaefer Street apartment. [NY Daily News]

Video has surfaced of two police officers assaulting a man at the Halsey subway stop. [Bushwick Bomb]

Police arrested Hasson Durham, 21, for allegedly attempting to rape a Williamsburg woman inside her apartment building on Tuesday. [Gothamist]

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