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Shooting in LES; Subway-Themed Apartment Building

Early yesterday morning, three men were shot near the intersection of Ridge and Stanton Streets by an assailant who drove away. The victims were taken to Bellevue Hospital in stable condition. [NY Post]

According to the data analysis site Value Penguin, 57 percent of New York City’s Airbnb rentals are illegal, and Airbnb hosts in Williamsburg are more vulnerable to fines than hosts from any other neighborhood. [NY Post]

After the Landmarks Preservation Commission failed to offer a reprieve, a series of row houses on E. 7th Street is set for demolition, including the residence where beloved children’s book If You Give a Mouse a Cookie was illustrated. [Patch] Keep Reading »

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Chinatown Group Rallies Against Development; Preview Domino Factory’s Office Space

Protestors from the Chinatown Working Group assembled Wednesday at City Hall to call for Mayor de Blasio’s resignation over his failure to save enclaves of low-income housing in Chinatown and on the Lower East Side. [DNA Info]

Wyckoff Avenue coffee shop Fair Weather Bushwick recently shuttered after a three year run. [Bushwick Daily]

Preview The Refinery, a forthcoming office space coming to the former Domino Sugar Factory site in 2018. [Curbed NY] Keep Reading »

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Secret Service Grills Williamsburg Bargoer; East Village Building Gets $28M

Saturday afternoon, a 28-year-old U.S. history teacher was removed from Roebling Sporting Club by police after making a Donald Trump joke. [Gothamist]

A business management consultant group paid $28 million for seven stories of an East Village residence located on E. 2nd Street. [The Real Deal]

Williamsburg’s Q59 bus route will undergo changes beginning next month. [DNA Info] Keep Reading »

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SantaCon Comes to Williamsburg; Property Theft Up in Bushwick

Police say a 24-year-old woman was followed into her Williamsburg apartment building Monday morning by a man who flashed her and began masturbating in an elevator. [DNA Info]

This year, Bushwick has seen a 15 percent increase in grand larcenies (thefts of property worth $1K+). [DNA Info]

McCarren Hotel & Pool in Williamsburg was recently purchased by investors for $22 million. [The Real Deal] Keep Reading »

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Vice Media Expands in Dumbo; Anthony Bourdain Signs at B&N

Vice Media is on the move again; its creative advertising agency, Carrot Creative, is taking new office space in Dumbo. [Curbed NY]

A real estate firm paid $15.5 million for Ludlow Street’s Comfort Inn. [The Real Deal]

Residents of 43 Essex Street now have cooking gas after more than a year without it. [Bowery Boogie] Keep Reading »

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City’s Best Niche Museums; Coffee Shop Charges By the Minute

East Village resident Adrian Gilboe, who opened Wandering Dragon Trading Co. in the 90s—the predecessor to Obscura Antiques & Oddities—died last month at the age of 59. [EV Grieve]

Greenpoint Hill, a gallery that also sells ceramics and jewelry, officially opened yesterday on Freeman Street. [Greenpointers]

A rumor is circulating that Shake Shack might replace Pearl Paint, a former Canal Street institution. [Tribeca Citizen] Keep Reading »

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Cyclist Hit By City Bus; Line For Ichiran Ramen’s Opening

A 27-year-old woman was recused from a would-be rapist by two karate instructors Tuesday night near McKibbon and White Streets. [CBS NY]

Yesterday afternoon, a male cyclist was struck by an MTA bus near the Williamsburg corner of Broadway and Marcy Avenue. He arrived at Bellevue Hospital in serious condition. [DNA Info]

In the past month, two dummies have been found suspending from trees in Williamsburg, and residents don’t know whether its festive or racist. [DNA Info] Keep Reading »

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Loreley Expands to West Coast; L’Asso Pizza Closes After 9 Years

(Photo: Nicole Disser)

(Photo: Nicole Disser)

On Mott Street, L’asso Pizza has shuttered after more than a decade in business. [Bowery Boogie]

Former Alphabet City cocktail bar Elsa, which closed in 2014, will reopen soon in Cobble Hill. [DNA Info]

Rivington Street beer garden Loreley recently unveiled a West Coast counterpart. [LA Weekly] Keep Reading »

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Manhattan Inn Says Goodbye; Lena Dunham Gets Odeon Tattoo

To say sayonara to Greenpoint after seven years, The Manhattan Inn‘s concerts will be admission-free through November 13. [DNA Info]

According to real estate site StreetEasy, 68 percent of New York City dwellers who relocated last year sought out cheaper nabes. [Buzz Buzz Home]

New tenants are being courted for the Second Avenue building currently housing the Ukrainian Sports Club. [EV Grieve] Keep Reading »

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Worst Landlords and Buildings List; Three-Story Eatery Opens in Williamsburg

Paperwork was submitted for an eight-story commercial space that would replace a pair of Flushing Avenue warehouses. [The Real Deal]

The nearly $8K proceeds of a GoFundMe campaign established to honor the late poet Carolyn Bush, 25, will benefit the Bushwick reading room she co-founded, Wendy’s Subway. [DNA Info]

According to Public Advocate Letitia James, here are the city’s 10 worst landlords and Brooklyn’s 20 worst buildings to call home. [Brooklyn Daily Eagle] Keep Reading »

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Bedford Ave Salvation Army Site Goes For $30M; Trump Zoltar Makers Speak

(Photo: Nicole Disser)

(Photo: Nicole Disser)

A property management company put 18 Brooklyn properties on the market (including two in Williamsburg) for $80 million. [Commercial Observer]

Development firm Thor Equities will pay $30 million for the Bedford Avenue property that previously housed a Salvation Army. [The Real Deal]

The Children’s Museum of Manhattan on the Upper West Side will no longer relocate to a larger space in the forthcoming Essex Crossing development. [The Real Deal] Keep Reading »

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Kirin Buys into Brooklyn Brewery; Trashed Heart Turns Out Not to Be Human

(Photo: Nicole Disser)

(Photo: Nicole Disser)

Jose Luis Santos Vasquez, 22, was arrested Sunday for physically assaulting a 22-year-old woman and stealing her designer handbag on October 1 in Williamsburg. The young teenager who accompanied Vasquez during the robbery has not been located by police. [DNA Info]

According to the office of the New York City Medical Examiner, the heart discovered in an East Village trash can last week was not a human’s and likely belonged to a pig. [DNA Info]

Japan-based Kirin Brewery now owns a stake in Brooklyn Brewery. [Gothamist] Keep Reading »