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Fatal Hit-and-Run in Bushwick; Pommes Frites Seeks Funds

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Last night in Bushwick, a 46-year-old woman using a walker was killed by a garbage truck in a hit-and-run. [NY Daily News]

Newly published paperwork reveals that Sheldon Silver, the former state assembly speaker, omitted key answers in a financial disclosure statement he recently filled out as part of his ongoing legal turmoil for allegedly accepting bribes. [NY Daily News]

Pommes Frites, one of the East Village businesses still reeling from this spring’s gas line explosion, launched a $64K Indiegogo fundraiser to help foot the bill for their new digs on MacDougal Street. [Eater NY] Keep Reading »

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Late Firefighter Celebrated in Ceremony; Meet the Lobster Corndog

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Lieutenant Mat Ambelas of the FDNY, who died last summer while fighting a Williamsburg blaze, was honored with a plaque at the Hooper Street station. [Yeshiva World]

Parishioners at Church of the Nativity on Second Avenue hope that its link to the late Dorothy Day, a former worshipper now up for Catholic sainthood, will save it from a planned closure on August 1. [Wall Street Journal]

Thespian couple Jonny Lee Miller and Michelle Hicks paid $2.1 million for a Tompkins Square Park condo. [Variety]

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Court Blesses NYU Expansion; Happy Birthday, Debbie Harry

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The State Court of Appeals unanimously approved NYU’s $6 billion expansion plan yesterday. [NY Daily News]

Sunday morning around 4 a.m., three men punched a drunk man and stole his phone on Marcy Avenue in Williamsburg. [Brooklyn Paper]

On June 23, a woman visiting an apartment on Eagle Street in Greenpoint had hot soup thrown on her right arm and leg by her prospective new roommate, a man police are now trying to find. [Brooklyn Paper]

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10-Story Condo Coming to Chrystie; Ten Thousand Saints Trailer Drops

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See a rendering of the 10-story condominium planned for 165 Chrystie Street on the Lower East Side. [Bowery Boogie]

Philly burger joint PYT will open an NYC outpost on Bowery in the former home of Gia Trattoria. [EV Grieve]

Mid-July will bring a second new eatery to 23 Essex Street, Taco Recipes. [Bowery Boogie]

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Brawl in Williamsburg; Greenpoint Landing Breaks Ground

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Cellphone video captured a man striking teenage girls who were mid-fight on Havemeyer Street in Williamsburg Thursday. Police are investigating the incident. The man is reportedly the father of one of the teens in the video. [ABC 7 NY]

Greenpoint Landing‘s groundbreaking ceremony commenced on Friday. [Gothamist]

Changes to the B26 and Q58 bus lines have Bushwick residents up in arms. [News 12 Brooklyn]

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Major Looting at Bushwick Sneaker Shop; Gigi Hadid Scopes Out LES Apt

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A car overturned in a crash early Wednesday evening on McGuinness Avenue in Greenpoint. No one sustained serious injuries. [Gothamist]

Police say 10 thieves entered a sneaker store on Bushwick’s Broadway and stole a bevy of merch. [Brooklyn Paper]

Greenpoint Landing will be reportedly the site of a 103-unit affordable housing building. [Crain's NY]

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Pedestrian Killed in Williamsburg; St. Marks Buildings Sold For Big Bucks

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The Greenpoint resident who was hit by a motorcyclist while crossing Metropolitan Avenue in Williamsburg on June 11 died five days later. He was 27 years old. [Gothamist]

Hudson Dipede, a two-month-old boy found dead in a high-end Williamsburg condominium on October 17, died of a head trauma, according to police. [NBC NY]

A man relaxing on an LES park bench Friday morning had his phone and wallet taken away at knifepoint by two assailants. [DNA Info]

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Battle Brewing at Rheingold Site; Rent Laws Set For Renewal

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Gov. Cuomo announced that he and leaders of the state legislature have worked out the “framework” of an agreement that would renew current rent laws but increase to $2,700 the rent at which an apartment can be deregulated. [Gothamist]

Casey Holloway, who is 32 and homeless, was charged with sexual abuse against a 26-year-old woman Sunday night outside 24 E. 7th Street. [NY Post]

A woman was arrested for throwing bleach in a man’s eyes on Clay Street in Greenpoint last Thursday morning. [Brooklyn Paper]

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Suspected Attacker of Asian Women Found Dead; Push For LES Historic District

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The suspect in a series of attacks against Asian women in Chinatown has been found dead in an Upper East Side elevator shaft after apparently taking his own life. [NBC NY]

The two-building rental complex known as Gotham Court—whose tenants include Cake Shop—was purchased for $29.1 million. [Wall Street Journal]

Extell’s luxe high-rise-in-progress at 250 South Street will henceforth be known as One Manhattan Square. [Bowery Boogie]

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Sex Offenders Headed to Williamsburg; 2 Bros Employees Sue

Williamsburg Walks, Bedford Avenue Block Party 2015: Indigo Arts Collective

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Around 1 a.m. Saturday, a man who is believed to have been in the 3rd Avenue L tunnel suffered a serious leg injury from an oncoming train. [Gothamist]

In Williamsburg, the Peter J. Sharp Center for Opportunity filed a lawsuit against the city to stop up to 50 homeless convicted sex offenders from being sent its way. [Brooklyn Paper]

And former employees of 2 Bros. pizza filed a class action suit against the St. Marks Place slice joint, citing substandard working conditions. [NY Daily News]

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Grim Discovery at 3rd Ave L Stop; Ghostface Killah Visits Greenpoint

Williamsburg Walks, Bedford Avenue Block Party 2015: Muscles

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An unidentified man from the Netherlands, 24, was found dead yesterday inside the tunnel at the 3rd Avenue L train station. [NY Daily News]

On Wednesday night, Ghostface Killah of the Wu-Tang Clan did a set at Good Room in Greenpoint. [Gothamist]

James Taylor will sign copies of his new album, Before This World, today at 3:30 p.m. at Barnes and Noble Union Square. And tonight at The Cornelia Street Cafe, local literati will partake in a reading of Patti Smith’s work (6 p.m., $8 admission includes one drink). [The Skint]

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East Village’s $4.4M Rooftop Cottage; ’90s Fest in Williamsburg

Williamsburg Walks, Bedford Avenue Block Party 2015: Yog

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Surveillance video has been released of the man who police believe assaulted a 36-year-old woman on Bushwick’s Starr Street around 12:30 a.m. Friday. [NY1]

Dallas BBQ in the East Village closed for emergency repairs after multiple gas leaks were found on the premises. [NY1]

See a rendering of how 600 Bushwick Avenue will look when the former garage is converted to a 64-unit rental property. [NY YIMBY]

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